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Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.
Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...
Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.
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...
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: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...
Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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...
Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...
Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...
Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
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: 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...
Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.
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