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Description: Sign outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair advertising a steak house, a beer garden, and the world's largest cheese. A portion of the pav...
Description: Tammy Meiller, 16, of the Blue Eagles 4-H Club, looks over a display of vegetables in the Milwaukee County 4-H Fair at the Mayfair Mall Shopping Center.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 30-ton type "AN" bridge crane with a 5-ton type "A" trolley at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair in either the Palace of Electricity...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Young people on the fairgrounds stand in front of a tent with calves competing at the fair. Richard Quinney stands on the far right.
Description: Miss Lillian Anderson, "Queen" of the Century of Progress world's fair, pretends to feed a mechanical cow. The cow was used to demonstrate McCormick-Deeri...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: This blue lined map shows the major roads and cities of Wisconsin. The map includes an index, hotel and cafe advertisements, as well as advertisements for...
Description: International Harvester's "Information and Repair Service" booth stands at the Indiana State Fair.
Description: Poster advertising the 6th annual Mifflin Street Block Party, featuring an image of a star with fire on it, bearing the inscription "sun worship, victory c...
Description: A Farmall Regular tractor stands on outdoor display near a tent at the Mid-South Fair. A sign reading "Farm With Farmalls; The All-Purpose Tractor; Intern...
Description: Large crowd gathered around two men handing out souvenir International Harvester yardsticks at the Indiana State Fair.
Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...
Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.
Description: A crowd of people gathers in the International Harvester tent at the Illinois State Fair.
Description: Elevated view of men examining ears of Wisconsin No. 7 corn on exhibit. Students were given the seeds and encouraged to enter the resulting crop in the con...
Description: Juggler performing at the Harvest Festival Dance sponsored by Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), State Fair Park.
Date: 1947 ca.
Description: Booth sponsored by United Packinghouse Workers Union Local 46 at the Black Hawk County Fair. The booth included a special exhibit that illustrated how both...
Description: Several people get off a school bus used to transport fairgoers from downtown Des Moines to the Iowa State Fair. The sign on the side of the bus reads, 'Fi...
Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...
Description: A person standing under the arched entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival's ice palace. Inside the palace, there is an ice animal sculpture on a platfo...
Description: A KRNT radio broadcaster sits on a platform above a horse track at the Iowa State Fair as another man films the race for television.
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