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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.

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Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1891 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.

Date: 1909 

Description: President William Howard Taft at the Wisconsin State Fair (front row, in the dark bowler hat) in 1909. Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., (in the back ro...

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Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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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: 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: 1953-08-22 

Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, Alice in Dairyland in 1953, dressed in a formal gown, standing with a cow, a clown, and another woman in a Golden Guernsey display.

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Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...

Date: 1906 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

Date: 1954 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...

Date: 1912 

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: 1951 

Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.

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