Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: Racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a crowd lined up along the fence watching the automobile race. The infield is full of parked cars.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Night view of small crowd of people gathered at outside entrance of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
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.
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.
Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...
Description: Ten motorcycle racers line up abreast on the track at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. A group of spectators watches from the stands.
Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...
Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Fairgoers ride a tractor-drawn passenger wagon at the Fair. In the background is the Sky King roller coaster.
Description: View of some of the stalls in the Horse Barn at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The horses that can be seen are all pure bred Belgians from Minnesota.
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: 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...
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.
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...
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...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706