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Friendly Persuasion

Date: 1987-08-06 

Description: Two women coax a stubborn calf at the State Fair.

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Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

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Strolling Hog

Date: 1947 

Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: An audience watches and judges stand by as cattle are lined up to be judged in a pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.

Date: 1909 

Description: The farm implement exhibit area, in which displays of the International Harvester Company and the J.I. Case Plow Works can be seen.

Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

Date: 1983-06-23 

Description: Aimee Weiss(left), 10, and Darby Cusick, 11, both of Elm Grove, take a spin Thursday on one of the rides at Wirth Park.

Date: 1958 

Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.

Date: 1953-08 ca.

Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

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State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: State Fair and surrounding neighborhood.

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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.

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Crowd at State Fair

Date: 1935 

Description: A crowd of onlookers gathers underneath a tent to watch a demonstration of a Farmall F-12 tractor with a single front wheel at the Wisconsin State Fair. O...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A young boy and young girl feed a fawn from a nippled bottle at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

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