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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
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.
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...
Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.
Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.
Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: 4-H Club band playing near the Police Station at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the Agriculture Department's Milk House.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Exhibit in the Transportation Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition, which included this model from the U.S. Public Roads Association. The model...
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: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...
Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.
Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.
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