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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: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.

Date: 1946 

Description: Man grooms a baseball diamond at a community park using an International I-4 tractor. Original caption reads: "International tractor, I-4, used with homema...

Date: 1948-05 

Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.


State Fair Park

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The State Fairgrounds where a 200-mile "big car" race took place. The park is one of the five largest outdoor expositions in the country.

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...

Date: 1900 ca.

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


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.


Description: View of some of the stalls in the Horse Barn at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The horses that can be seen are all pure bred Belgians from Minnesota.

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: 1935 

Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Silhouetted in the dusk, skaters raced for the two mile title in the Great lakes championships at Eckel park, West Allis. Verner Kappes, of West Allis, led...

Date: 1959 

Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.


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.


Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1954-08-30 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...

Date: 1952-07-24 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.

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