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State Fair Park

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The State Fairgrounds where a 200-mile "big car" race took place. The park is one of the five largest outdoor expositions in the country.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Night view of small crowd of people gathered at outside entrance of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.

Photograph

Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...

Photograph

Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1952 

Description: The driver of the wienermobile finds the entrance to the Oscar Mayer tent at the Wisconsin State Fair too low for it to get in.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1947 

Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.

Date: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

Photograph

Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Drawing

Irving School

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: An architectural rendering of Irving School.

Date: 1934-08-28 

Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Photograph

Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...

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Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

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