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Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

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...

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Roller Coaster

Date:  

Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1912-10-02 

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...

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

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.

Date: 1938 

Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Informal portrait of Katherine Morrissey Dodge Cook seated at a desk in front of a classroom full of students.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor Julius Heil speaks to an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair. Standing behind him are a boy scout and a U.S. Navy sailor.

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Auto Race Pit Crew

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date:  date unknown

Description: People saunter along the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair. A group of four nuns appears in the foreground, passing the Hoard's Dairyman booth.

Date: 1934-02-10 

Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.

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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:  date unknown

Description: A race car is moved along the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair Park by its pit crew as a grandstand full of spectators watch.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 40-ton bridge crane with a 10-ton 2 block type "A" trolley and two hooks. The crane is located at the West Allis Works. The crane i...

Date:  date unknown

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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