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Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...
Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...
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.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...
Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...
Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.
Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.
Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...
Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...
Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.
Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.
Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...
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