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Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

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State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Date: 1909 

Description: The farm implement exhibit area, in which displays of the International Harvester Company and the J.I. Case Plow Works can be seen.

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Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Street Lighting

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...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...

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: 1951-08 

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...

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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

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Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

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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Farm Women Class

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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...

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State Fairgoers

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Fairgoers stroll along a dirt path within the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The dairy barns form a row at the back of the image.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....

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Description: Two Pawling & Harnischfeger type "A" outdoor yard cranes at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. Stamped on the crane are the words "Pawling & Harnischfege...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Automobiles drive past the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds as they prepare for the beginning of the race.

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Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.

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...

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