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Description: Exterior of saloon recreation center, with "1886 PH Best Brewing Co." etched onto the brick above the windows. The windows have lettering advertising "Summ...
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.
Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.
Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A group of boys play a game of cards while sitting on the ground between the steps of some houses. At least four boys wear caps, three are wearing pants wi...
Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...
Description: Members of the foils teams of Catholic Memorial High School give a fencing demonstration to a class of elementary school students.
Date: date unknown
Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon, play in their home.
Description: A smiling girl poses with stalks of gladiolas that won the champion ribbon for "Gladiolus Spike," and the first premium ribbon for "Horticulture Plants and...
Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1982 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of a large crowd of music fans gathered at Summerfest, looking northeast toward the current site of Discovery World. Sailboats are on Lake...
Description: A group of four young children sitting in a circle on the grass. Several buildings are in the background, and a few bare trees are on the right. One build...
Description: A group of adults and children are gathered in front of carnival banners. Probably depicting "Gay Paree" at the State Fair.
Description: Image of damaged ship on the Milwaukee River. The "Christopher Columbus" was a popular cruise vessel launched in 1893 and used to traverse the Great Lakes....
Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Bob Burman, left, leans on a #31 Benz race car. Caleb Bragg, winner of Grand Prize Race in 1912, on road course in Wauwatosa, faces camera. The other two...
Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: Car in a parade carrying a sign that reads "Let us pray...God damn Hitler." A large crowd watches the parade from bleachers along the side of the road. The...
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