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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.
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...
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...
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.
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...
Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: date unknown
Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.
Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...
Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.
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