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Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Newly assembled Titan 10-20 HP tractors waiting for painting at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. The factory was owned by the Milwaukee Harvester...

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Description: Farmer inspecting cornstacks in a field.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Elevated view from bluff looking down on city, with Lake Michigan in background. Detailed foreground with two boys playing with a grounded kite while a man...

Date: 1964-08-16 

Description: Beth Bartosh of Burlington, the 1964 Alice in Dairyland, walks along the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair, accompanied by a large group of people, incl...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "$1000 Reward, Pure Malt & Hops, Natural Process, Lager Beer, A. Gettelman Brewing Co...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

Date: 1912 

Description: Tractors and engines(?) in the machine shop in Building #40 at International Harvester Company's Milwaukee Works (factory).

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...

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.

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Factory Girls

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Factory girls' “club” gathered for coffee in plant refreshment room in the Milwaukee Paper Box Co.

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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: 1952 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a state fair ribbon superimposed on a silhouette of the state, and two vignettes of agricultural and industri...

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Milk and Baseball

Date: 1956-06-04 

Description: Milk is distributed at an Eau Claire Braves baseball game by Doris Olsen, a finalist in the "Alice In Dairyland" contest.

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Demonstration Signs

Date: 1969 

Description: Obreros Unidos (United Workers) demonstrators painting signs at a Milwaukee rally. In the background, a man is painting the National Farmworker's (NFW) Azt...

Date: 1950-06-30 

Description: The 1950 Alice in Dairyland, Virgina Ruth Peterson, posed sitting on a fence after she was chosen for the title from a field of 18 in the final judging at...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the “Old Cottage Inn”. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.

Date: 1885 

Description: The front cover features a color illustration of a man and woman relaxing near a lake or river. The woman is sitting on a chair under an umbrella painting...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.

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Description: Design in black and white for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp featuring a travel, industry, and agriculture theme. The main design element is...

This online exhibit features 14 stunning, large-scale historic murals originally displayed at the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair.
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