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Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Two men examine a hook attached to a huge wagon, part of a Farm Museum Exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: date unknown
Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.
Description: 4-H millinery display team at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.
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: 1949 ca.
Description: Hundreds of motorcycles are parked side by side in rows in a Wisconsin State Fair parking lot. The grandstand and spectators appear in the background of t...
Description: The operators of the mobile unit of WMVS-TV, a community station out of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools, film an interview with Roy Rogers and Dale...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A young accordionist plays a solo for the crowd at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another young player watches.
Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...
Description: Panoramic sketch of the first Wisconsin State Fair held in Madison with large tents, fire companies, side-shows, and performances that drew thousands of vi...
Description: Fourteen-year-old Dorothy Magarich proudly displays her pie that won a blue ribbon at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Floor plan of the Wisconsin Historical Society's "Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.
Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...
Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.
Description: Left side of a panorama view of a full parking lot at the Wisconsin State Fair, with the grandstand and water towers in the background.
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