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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
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: 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.
Description: Night view of small crowd of people gathered at outside entrance of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
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...
Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...
Description: Julia, the cook, on the rolling machine pulled by a team of horses wearing fly-nets. She is wearing a full-length dress and holding a whip in her right han...
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.
Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.
Description: Marjean Czerwinski, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, rides in the official Alice car with Mr. and Mrs. Wing during the Army Day Parade at the Wisconsin State F...
Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...
Description: Actor William Boyd, better known as Hopalong Cassidy, with two pairs of twins entered in the twin competition at the Wisconsin State Fair. None of the chil...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...
Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Grandstand and the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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