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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A young boy inflates a balloon at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Three people stand behind him near the "Merry Go Round" building, and in the backgro...
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle judging at the Wisconsin State Fair. The cattle barns C and D are in the background.
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...
Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.
Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., and an unidentified elderly woman, toast each other with paper cups of milk. They are standing near the Department of Agric...
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...
Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.
Description: A woman in a uniform places a lei of orchids around Margaret McGuire's neck as she accepts the role of Centennial Queen on a stage at the Wisconsin Centenn...
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...
Description: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...
Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...
Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.
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