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Photograph

Summer Construction

Date: 1958-08-17 

Description: Building for a new “supermarket” food and household necessities store, under construction on the outskirts of the Milwaukee area. In the background is a ba...

Date: 1931 

Description: Ball bearing cream separators and milkers are arranged in a display in a hallway at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works factory. A showcase of indivi...

Photograph

Salesman at Fair

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...

This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: Harvey Schmidt stands amongst a row of cows in a barn to use a portable milking machine.

Date: 1921 

Description: Clothing demonstration for women by the University of Wisconsin Agricultural Extension at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.

Photograph

Threshing Wheat

Date: 1921-07-20 ca.

Description: Five men threshing wheat in a field.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

State fair relic of the war time

Date: 1909-9-17

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

Photograph

Tents at the Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Numerous tents with farm machinery and technology with the colosseum in the background, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1946 

Description: Exterior of the International Harvester Company tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1969 

Description: A sign on the roof of a car that says, "Grapes = Poverty" supporting the United Farmworkers (UFW)/AFL-CIO grape boycott. The car is parked on a street in f...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Two girls select vegetables at an open air market.

Date: 1927 

Description: Crowds walk past the Horticulture Building at the Wiconsin State Fair. In a pavilion above the building the Aluminum Goose Manufacturing Co. Band of Manit...

Book or Pamphlet

Helicopter Spraying DDT

Date: 1968-04 ca.

Description: Helicopter treating elm trees with DDT to kill beetles that carry Dutch Elm Disease.

Date: 1917-08-26 ca.

Description: Barn, silos and cows at a farm. There are men attending to the cows, while the women and children are attending to the milk cans.

Date: 1900 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a Milwaukee grain binder and a young...

Date: 1907 

Description: Exterior view from field of factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the M. Carpenter Baking Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a wholesale baker of bread, cakes, and biscuits. On the left is a color image of a c...

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