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State Fairgoers

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Fairgoers stroll along a dirt path within the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The dairy barns form a row at the back of the image.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Grandstand and the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1951-08 

Description: Marjean Czerwinski, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, rides in the official Alice car with Mr. and Mrs. Wing during the Army Day Parade at the Wisconsin State F...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Model B owned by Farnum Fish flying at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in 1912.

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Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Date: 1959 

Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912-10 ca.

Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

Date: 1949-08-22 ca.

Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.

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Running for Cover

Date: 1965 

Description: Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair running for shelter at the onset of a sudden rain shower.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

Date: 1970 ca.

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

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