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Description: Man grooms a baseball diamond at a community park using an International I-4 tractor. Original caption reads: "International tractor, I-4, used with homema...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.
Date: 1954 before
Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Patricia Ferneding of Hartland, Wisconsin takes her Lightweight Hunter named Just So over a jump at the Wisconsin State Fair. Miss Ferneding won the Ladies...
Date: date unknown
Description: Clothing judges Helen Pearson from Madison and Mrs. Hugh Cunningham from Milwaukee examine dresses entered in the home sewing competition at the Wisconsin...
Date: 1951 ca.
Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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: Cows and calves at the "Farmers 1948 Dairy Barn and Milk House" at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: The State Fairgrounds where a 200-mile "big car" race took place. The park is one of the five largest outdoor expositions in the country.
Description: The Bardahl car's pit crew watches the action during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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: 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...
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., and an unidentified elderly woman, toast each other with paper cups of milk. They are standing near the Department of Agric...
Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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