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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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Farm Women Class

Date:  

Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1948-08 

Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...

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Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

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...

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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...

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Governor Rennebohm

Date: 1950 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm speaking into a microphone on Governor's Day at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system in a residential district. Street sign on corner reads "W. Hayes Ave." Newly planted young trees are along the terraces n...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

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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