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Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Two young boxers posing kneeling in a ring touching gloves, while the referee crouches between them. An audience of unidentified youths are sitting and sta...
Date: 1954-07-29 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaking into the microphone on the WLS stage at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the time the Chicago station was best known f...
Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The residence of John Crapser Coleman, as remodeled in 1870. A large house is in the middle of the image, with a drive leading up to the left of the house...
Date: 1949-08-22 ca.
Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...
Description: A young mother feeds her infant baby food outdoors.
Description: Display of Maytag wringer-type washing machines in the Industry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is a display for Miller Beer, 5 cen...
Description: Elevated view of a gymnasium that has been converted into a place where citizens can vote on election day.
Description: "A tailgater runs amok in the parking lot at Milwaukee County Stadium."
Description: People sitting at a table in a dance hall wine room at 2:00 a.m.
Description: Boys Day at an indoor pool. A view from the balcony on the second floor overlooks the boys swimming in the pool below.
Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...
Description: Roland Sieg wipes pie from his face with a smile, after someone threw enough ping pong balls in a bucket to win a chance to hit him with a pie at a carniva...
Description: Group portrait of a crowd of men, women, and children standing on bleachers for a sporting event. In the lower right-hand side there are several boys who h...
Description: A winter scene with boys playing basketball in the snow, with temperatures around 10 below zero.
Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.
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