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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

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Millinery Exhibit

Date: 1921 

Description: 4-H millinery display team at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

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Men Erecting Tent

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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: 1936 

Description: A young accordionist plays a solo for the crowd at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another young player watches.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date: 1922 

Description: Booth at the Wisconsin State Fair promoting the Wisconsin Free Library Commission.

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Youth Display Sheep

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a number of young boys, and one girl, each crouched next to a sheep, displaying it to the crowd gathered around a pen at the Wisconsin Cen...

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.

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Description: At the Department of Agriculture's Milk House at the Wisconsin State Fair, an elderly woman, Mrs. Shimmon of Milwaukee, and a young man drink milk from pap...

Date: 1946-08 

Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912 

Description: The Wright Model B owned by Farnum Fish flying at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in 1912.

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State Fair Crowd

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Audience at the Wisconsin State Fair, probably watching the children's pony races. One mother holds her daughter in her arms so that she can see better.

Date: 1940-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the dedication of the Junior Fair barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, the construction of which was a WPA project. A Scout band provides the...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...

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