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Date: 1930-09-20 

Description: Philip La Follette, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning for governor before a large crowd of workers near the Allis Chalmers plant in West A...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...

Date: 1940-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the dedication of the Junior Fair barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, the construction of which was a WPA project. A Scout band provides the...

Date: 1950-08-26 

Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.

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Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

Date: 1931-09-02 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...

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Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

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Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1956-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of the West Allis-Hale High school basketball team.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1953-08-22 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, Alice in Dairyland in 1953, dressed in a formal gown, standing with a cow, a clown, and another woman in a Golden Guernsey display.

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...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...

Date: 1952-08-20 

Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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UAW Strikers

Date: 1946-11-25 

Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers union at the Allis Chalmers plant in West Allis.

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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.

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