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Description: Elevated view of crowd of people outside of the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fair grounds.
Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.
Community: West Allis
Historic Name: Good Shepherd's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Reference Number: 143618
Reference Number: 143930
Reference Number: 144638
Date: date unknown
Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...
Reference Number: 144253
Historic Name: Good Shepherd's Evangelical Lutheran Parsonage
Reference Number: 143619
Date: 1954 before
Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Reference Number: 143931
Historic Name: Pate Oil Company Service Station
Reference Number: 144922
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...
Reference Number: 144639
Reference Number: 144173
Reference Number: 9140
Description: Interior view of the Poultry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the chickens entered in the competition in their cages. The patriotic decor sugg...
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.
Reference Number: 144254
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