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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...

Photograph

Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: 1953-09-02 

Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...

Date: 1920 

Description: Exhibit of the Waukesha County Holstein-Friesian Breeders Association at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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: 1949-08-22 ca.

Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.

Date: 1955 

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

Photograph

Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...

Photograph

Friendly Persuasion

Date: 1987-08-06 

Description: Two women coax a stubborn calf at the State Fair.

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.

Date: 1940-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the dedication of the Junior Fair barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, the construction of which was a WPA project. A Scout band provides the...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The blimp of the Goodyear Tire Company hovers above the carnival area of the Wisconsin State Fair, tethered to the ground with ropes. The fairgoers, howev...

Date: 1954 before

Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Magazine or Periodical

State Fair Horse Show

Date: 1942-07-20 ca.

Description: Red, white and blue cover of Volume 3, Number 2 of the "Wisconsin Horseman" magazine advertising the horse show at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four female bakers are holding up large trays laden with fresh cream puffs at a State Fair midway concession stand, while an eager crowd stands waiting in...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Fruits and Vegetables Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the dining room and the tables decorated with lavish floral displa...

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane is pulling a banner reading: "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

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