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Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.

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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

Date: 1938 

Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1984-07-30 

Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.

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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West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date: 1906 

Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...

Photograph

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: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...

Photograph

State Fair Crowd

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Audience at the Wisconsin State Fair, probably watching the children's pony races. One mother holds her daughter in her arms so that she can see better.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor Julius Heil speaks to an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair. Standing behind him are a boy scout and a U.S. Navy sailor.

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