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Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Exterior view from field with tall plants towards one of the entrances to a factory building with the Lawson Airplane Company sign over it.

Photograph

Tents at the Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Numerous tents with farm machinery and technology with the colosseum in the background, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Female factory workers machining parts for cream separators and International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. An original caption identifies them as "Milwauke...

Date: 1953-08-26 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Mary Ellen Jenks, stands with a cow on a float representing the Golden Guernsey Dairy Co-op in the Dairy Parade at the Wisconsin State...

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1956 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.

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: 1937-09-21 

Description: A man opens the rear door of an International truck used by Spheeris Brothers Inc. The original caption reads, "Model D2, 125" W.B. - 6.00 - 16 tires." Th...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

This grandmother stays down on the farm

Date: 1930-7-20

County: Milwaukee

City: Milwaukee

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Description: Alice in Dairyland and the Wisconsin Honey Queen standing at a Wisconsin State Beekeepers Association stand, possibly at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Date: 1937-11-04 

Description: Factory worker assembles bull gear for a WD-40 tractor on an assembly line at Milwaukee Works. Photograph taken by Don Jones.

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.

Date: 1947 

Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A two-door sedan is parked in front of the market, near a large sign.

Photograph

Cream Separator

Date: 1923-09-20 

Description: Two men ready a cream separator from Milwaukee Works to be transported to Hinsdale by airplane. One man is standing in the bed of a truck.

Photograph

Grain Elevator

Date: 1921-04-17 ca.

Description: Workers shoveling grain, possibly corn, onto a lake vessel. Probably on the lower Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Percheron

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...

Photograph

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: 1910 ca.

Description: A farmer operates a horse-drawn Milwaukee grain binder in a field.

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