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Camp Ammon

Date:  

Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

Date: 1958-10 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher, Lew Burdette, walks to the dugout after being removed from a game at Milwaukee County Stadium as fans and teammates look on.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clothing judges Helen Pearson from Madison and Mrs. Hugh Cunningham from Milwaukee examine dresses entered in the home sewing competition at the Wisconsin...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of soldiers from Company A, 3rd Regiment, take a break to drink inside the walls of Camp Harvey.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Three women and a child wade at the Lake Park shoreline. The women are identified as Hattie Taylor and friends, and the child as Tannisse Taylor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.

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Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Soggy but Fun

Date: 1981-08-03 

Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.

Date: 2005 

Description: This map shows dams and falls, areas of portage, canoe and kayak access, boat launches, parking, restrooms, picnic areas, dining, rapid water, parks, and b...

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Bardahl Pit Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Bardahl car's pit crew watches the action during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Date: 1938 

Description: The Wisconsin Council of Agriculture exhibit at the 1938 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1983-07-24 

Description: Tammy Meiller, 16, of the Blue Eagles 4-H Club, looks over a display of vegetables in the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair at the Mayfair Mall Shopping Center.

Date: 1896-02-22 before

Description: Front cover and menu page from the Old Settlers' Club annual banquet. On the cover is an illustration of Dr. Erastus B. Wolcott riding his horse, "Gunpowde...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: A father, Peter Froeming, watches as his three children George, Robert, and Roseann play with wooden blocks with small toy canoe in foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

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Fair Concessions

Date: 1985-07-10 

Description: People, including a very eager little girl, stand around a concession stand to buy popcorn, peanuts, cotton candy, snow-cones, and other snacks at the 50th...

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Tire Trouble

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.

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