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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: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Automobiles drive past the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds as they prepare for the beginning of the race.

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Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...

Date: 1929 

Description: Printed color handbill that advertised the special events of the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a woman bearing a platter of produce.

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Poultry Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Poultry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the chickens entered in the competition in their cages. The patriotic decor sugg...

Photograph

State Fair

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: State Fair and surrounding neighborhood.

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Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

Date: 1915 

Description: Color stamp used to advertise the Wisconsin State Fair. The illustration shows a crowd arriving at the fairgrounds, while a young girl in an ethnic costume...

Date: 1953-07-27 

Description: A visitor to the Wisconsin State Fair is so curious about one entry in a display of rugs and textiles that she reaches through a protective barrier in orde...

Date: 1950 

Description: Letterhead for the Wisconsin State Fair, with a blue ribbon against a red band on the left-hand side. The state fair ribbon includes the state seal and dat...

Date: 1984-07-30 

Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Winning entry for the first Alice in Dairyland dress design, 1948. (Museum object #2005.157.1)

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowds strolling through the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. In the background is a Ferris wheel and a banner encouraging fair goers to "talk...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.

Photograph

Boy Scout Parade

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view. As part of Boy Scout Day at the Wisconsin State Fair, a contingent of scout flag bearers marches over the Wisconsin Avenue Bridge over the M...

Date: 1926 

Description: Demonstration booth in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing electrical kitchen equipment.

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