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Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.
Date: date unknown
Description: 4-H Club band playing near the Police Station at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the Agriculture Department's Milk House.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...
Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...
Community: West Allis
Historic Name: Eleanor and Walter J. McGraw Residence
Reference Number: 144383
Reference Number: 9239
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."...
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...
Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Historic Name: Mary and Clarence J. Hornick Residence
Reference Number: 144385
Reference Number: 144118
Description: At the Department of Agriculture's Milk House at the Wisconsin State Fair, an elderly woman, Mrs. Shimmon of Milwaukee, and a young man drink milk from pap...
Description: Mary Ellen Jenks, the 1953 Alice in Dairyland from Chippewa Falls, rides in the official convertible provided for Alice by Hult's in Madison. She is waving...
Historic Name: Chicago & North Western Railroad Overpass
Reference Number: 145983
Description: Display at entrance of The Wisconsin State Historical Society's "The Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The display promin...
Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...
Historic Name: Floril L. Ostrum Residence
Reference Number: 144386
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