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Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1891 

Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...

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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:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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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: 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: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

Date: 1954 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...

Date: 1951 

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

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...

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Description: At the Department of Agriculture's Milk House at the Wisconsin State Fair, an elderly woman, Mrs. Shimmon of Milwaukee, and a young man drink milk from pap...

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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.

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Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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