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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

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:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

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Tire Trouble

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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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: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.

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Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

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...

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Auto Race Pit Crew

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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: 1956 ca.

Description: Automobiles drive past the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds as they prepare for the beginning of the race.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1966-10-10 

Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...

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

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Men Erecting Tent

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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

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."

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

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

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Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.

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