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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.

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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: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

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Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...

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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: 1953-08 ca.

Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.

Date: 1944 

Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives 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: 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...

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: 1920 

Description: Exhibit of the Waukesha County Holstein-Friesian Breeders Association at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Description: Pawling and Harnischfeger traveling electric monorail hoist carrying a piece of equipment at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. There's an operator in th...

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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.

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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...

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Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.

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Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Allis.

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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.

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Description: Copy of architect's rendering of the exterior of the West Allis Public Library. The library was funded with a $15,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. Upper righ...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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