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Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

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: 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: 1960 ca.

Description: An audience watches and judges stand by as cattle are lined up to be judged in a pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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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:  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.

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Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

Date: 1940-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the dedication of the Junior Fair barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, the construction of which was a WPA project. A Scout band provides the...

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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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Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

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...

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane pulls a banner reading "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

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Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.

Date: 1921 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

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

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