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Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Circus performers posed in front of the Wisconsin Historical Society, then known as the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...
Description: Boys gathered on street to watch a parade through town.
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...
Description: Jeffie Duncan, winner of first prize in corn contest, and calf, Lawn Mower, stand before tent exhibiting the Boys Corn Club Contest.
Description: Pre-race parade for Soap Box Derby, going past 151 East Gilman Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a canoe outing in the city park. A woman reclines, holding an umbrella, and a man holds an oar, paddling.
Description: Parade of men and women in patriotically decorated wagons going through town.
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: 1957 ca.
Description: Aerial view including many buildings and a baseball diamond.
Description: Men parading down street with axes over their shoulders. Probably the Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal insurance body in the 1890s which was strong i...
Description: "It was billed as the 'Theresa Lions first tractor pull.' An overflow crowd of between 1600 and 2000 people witnessed the event according to chairman Jim N...
Description: This brochure was intended for tourists and shows resorts, lakes and railroads in northwestern Wisconsin and part of Michigan’s upper peninsula. Also inclu...
Description: An International truck marked "A Day in Old Milwaukee. July 4th Schlitz Circus Parade" leads a fleet of circus vehicles through a downtown area. The 25-pie...
Description: The Soap Box Derby held on East Washington Avenue leading from the Wisconsin State Capitol. Shown are two of the more than 100 racers crossing the finish l...
Description: Wadhams Oil Company float in the Elks Parade, with a child "driving" a Mobile Oil Flying Red Horse symbol. The float is on E. Doty Street with the post off...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...
Description: The Marine Corps Reserve built platforms on their jeeps to move the soap box cars back up the East Washington Avenue hill. They are shown loading the Porta...
Description: View across lawn of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse with students and a teacher playing baseball on the right in the middle distance.
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