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Buying Snacks

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

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Stone Hop House

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a stone hop house built by Jesse Carpenter in 1894. It was sold to James Stuart "when the crash came".

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...

Date: 1887 

Description: Cover of an advertising brochure for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of farmers in a field with a horse-dra...

Date: 1900 

Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four men in a car with the number four on the front is driving down a dirt road surrounded by fields. Hay bales are in the field on the right.

Date: 1872 

Description: Lithograph elevated view of the Alexander Mitchell home and gardens seen from the corner of Ninth and Spring Streets. Pedestrians, horse-riders and a horse...

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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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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Description: George H. Arsand of South Milwaukee operating his Case model "L" tractor. Original caption reads: "Driving back home after a big day's work done with his...

Date: 1919 

Description: Apiary of August Diehnelt with a large group of people. Mr Diehnelt is just above the arrow.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: Letter from Thomas Steel, Waukesha County physician and farmer, to his father, James Steel, in London, England. It includes a hand-drawn map of Milwaukee C...

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: 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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Description: Letterhead of Patek Brothers, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a paint company, with a halftone image of a hand dipping a brush into a can of Patek paint, el...

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Description: Letterhead of the Corn Products Sales Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with product examples, including Linit, Mazola oil, Argo corn starch, Karo syrup, an...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...

Date: 1934 

Description: Label for Old Germantown Lager Beer, made by the Germantown Brewing Company. The Label features a barrel of beer, surrounded by flowering plants, probably...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

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