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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: 1956 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.

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Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Allis.

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1952-07-24 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.

Date: 1936 ca.

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

Date: 1952 

Description: The driver of the wienermobile finds the entrance to the Oscar Mayer tent at the Wisconsin State Fair too low for it to get in.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...

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

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

Date: 1947 

Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1927, this small Wadhams station, located at 1647 South Seventy-sixth Street, is one of a handful of the company's signature pagoda stations still...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

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:  date unknown

Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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