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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: 1936 

Description: A young accordionist plays a solo for the crowd at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another young player watches.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.

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State Fair Crowd

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Audience at the Wisconsin State Fair, probably watching the children's pony races. One mother holds her daughter in her arms so that she can see better.

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

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Popcorn Eaters

Date: 1941-08-16 

Description: Eugene Barter, Jack Rosenthal, and Roland Small snack on popcorn on Children's Day at Wisconsin State Fair in 1941.

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Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

Date: 1912 

Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...

Date: 1956-03-14 

Description: Group portrait of the West Allis-Hale High school basketball team.

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Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...

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Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Jack McGrath

Date: 1954 

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...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

Date: 1953-08 ca.

Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.

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Fair Midway Crowds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Millinery Exhibit

Date: 1921 

Description: 4-H millinery display team at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1944 

Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display of Maytag wringer-type washing machines in the Industry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is a display for Miller Beer, 5 cen...

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