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Sulky Driver

Date:  date unknown

Description: A racer poses on the track with his horse and carriage. The horse appears to be wearing blinders. The man is wearing a coat and hat, and is holding a whip.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, women, and children sitting and walking on the shore of a lake, possibly Lake Michigan, near a partially constructed pier.

Date: 1865-06-28 ca.

Description: The Great Fair held at Milwaukee for the benefit of the Wisconsin Soldiers Home. The 130x130 foot building was constructed especially for the ten-day fair....

Date: 1940 

Description: The photographer holding a large Northern Pike and smoking a pipe in a living room.

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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: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of girls working behind the counter at the ice cream booth at the Civilian Defense Rally take a moment to pose for a picture. Two of the girls are...

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Poultry Building

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1947-02-22 

Description: The Seaman's Body Local 75 bowling team.

Date: 1914-08-01 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Yacht Club, located at the foot of E. Layfayette Street on Lake Michigan. Numerous sailboats in the harbor and individuals on the pier.

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...

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"Blitzen Benz"

Date: 1911 

Description: Several men are standing around a white car, with one leaning on the back end. A panel near the front of the car is open, exposing part of the engine. A Eu...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.

Photograph

Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

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Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

Date: 1953-07-27 

Description: A visitor to the Wisconsin State Fair is so curious about one entry in a display of rugs and textiles that she reaches through a protective barrier in orde...

Date: 1949-11-23 

Description: View across river of a large crowd of people on a sledding hill and gathered around a shelter building. Houses are in the background atop the hill.

Date: 1958-10-01 

Description: View from the upper deck of Milwaukee County Stadium, with the parking lot visible in the distance, during game one of the 1958 World Series between the Mi...

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Scrabble Game

Date: 1965-04-11 

Description: A hospital patient plays a scrabble game with an occupational therapist.

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