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Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1954-07-29 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaking into the microphone on the WLS stage at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the time the Chicago station was best known f...
Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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...
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...
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.
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.
Date: 1952-07-24 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.
Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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: 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.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Informal portrait of Katherine Morrissey Dodge Cook seated at a desk in front of a classroom full of students.
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...
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.
Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...
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.
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...
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