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Date: 1948-08 

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

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Cows and calves at the "Farmers 1948 Dairy Barn and Milk House" at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

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Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

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Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Grandstand Entrance

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1921 

Description: Clothing demonstration for women by the University of Wisconsin Agricultural Extension at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

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Roller Coaster

Date:  

Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Poultry Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Poultry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the chickens entered in the competition in their cages. The patriotic decor sugg...

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit 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...

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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

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Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

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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: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. office building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display of Maytag wringer-type washing machines in the Industry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is a display for Miller Beer, 5 cen...

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Paul Russo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Race car driver Paul Russo of Kenosha at the Wisconsin State Fair. He raced in 13 Indianapolis 500 races.

Date: 1949-08-22 ca.

Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...

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Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Date: 1953-07-27 

Description: A visitor to the Wisconsin State Fair is so curious about one entry in a display of rugs and textiles that she reaches through a protective barrier in orde...

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