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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: 1950-08-16 

Description: A lifeguard observes swimmers at the beach in Vilas Park. A rowboat used by the lifeguard is on the beach.

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Demolition Train

Date: 1902 

Description: Elevated view of a locomotive collision at the Wisconsin State Fair. This was a much advertised spectacle.

Date: 1950-08-21 

Description: Class E fleet sailboats get underway in the first official test of the preliminary races of the 49th Annual Regatta of the Inland Lakes Yachting Associati...

Date: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon, play in their home.

Date: 1960-11-29 

Description: Group portrait of the Madison West High School basketball team. First row, left to right: Steve Best, Tom Speranza, Neal Ruedisili, Jeff Bartell, and Ken...

Date: 1956-09-14 

Description: Doris Heathcote, formerly of Milwaukee, attends the Who's New fall luncheon.

Date: 1940-09-01 

Description: An exhibit at the Barron County Fair about the care of premature infants.

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Crowd at Picnic

Date: 1919-07-15 

Description: View from behind fence of people standing beneath and around tents at a picnic. A table at right is acting as a refreshment area and is holding a coffee po...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from behind the catcher towards Vel Phillips throwing a baseball pitch. She is wearing a sweatshirt that reads "Milwaukee Commandos NAACP Youth Counci...

Date: 1953 

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin State Fair, with fair information in fonts of varying sizes and styles, as well as red and blue bars on the left-hand side of t...

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Senior High Y-Teens

Date: 1950-09-12 

Description: The Y-Teen group is made up of teenage girls from the local high schools who take part in activities at the YWCA. Three members of the Senior High Y-Teens...

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Mock Burial

Date:  

Description: A group of men perform a mock burial at a picnic. Four men stand around a kneeling man and "corpse."

Date: 1977-08-08 

Description: Two African American boys using hammers and nails.

Date: 1948-01-31 

Description: Group portrait of the 28 boys enrolled in the 9 o'clock "Little Badgers" boxing class held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison boxing quarters on Saturd...

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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: 1954-11 

Description: Dick Cable, #39, starter on the 1954 Wisconsin basketball team.

Date: 1949-06-19 

Description: Elevated view of crowd at E.H. Myrland's Farm's Sky Lodge at the bathing beauty contest at the dedication of a new swimming pool at the resort which opened...

Date: 1961-07-25 

Description: Kathy Ellis (4) is shown using an insulated stick to push her marshmallows over the fire at the Hobo Party at the Wirth Ct. playground.

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