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Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Date: 1954-08-30 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: An audience watches and judges stand by as cattle are lined up to be judged in a pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1935 

Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle judging at the Wisconsin State Fair. The cattle barns C and D are in the background.

Date: 1920 

Description: Exhibit of the Waukesha County Holstein-Friesian Breeders Association at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: This original, modernistic color design for a Wisconsin Dairyland Building at the Wisconsin State Fair included a pitcher pouring milk. It was constructed...

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., and an unidentified elderly woman, toast each other with paper cups of milk. They are standing near the Department of Agric...

Photograph

Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Date: 1947 

Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Fruits and Vegetables Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the dining room and the tables decorated with lavish floral displa...

Photograph

WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

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