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Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Description: The Education Building at the State Fair. The postcard was mailed September 15, 1909.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1948-08 

Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Photograph

Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.

Date: 1912 

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...

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: 1947-06 

Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.

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