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Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...
Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1953-08 ca.
Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.
Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...
Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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: 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.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...
Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: The Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles, an unknown man, and Alice in Dairyland pose at the "Milwaukee Sentinel" exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...
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...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...
Description: Marjean Czerwinski, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, rides in the official Alice car with Mr. and Mrs. Wing during the Army Day Parade at the Wisconsin State F...
Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.
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: Governor Oscar Rennebohm speaking into a microphone on Governor's Day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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