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Photograph

Pronto-Dog Stand

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, sitting in chair decorated with fabric and flower on a float in a parade. She is wearing a light colored, full-length...

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.

Date: 1940 

Description: Patricia Ferneding of Hartland, Wisconsin takes her Lightweight Hunter named Just So over a jump at the Wisconsin State Fair. Miss Ferneding won the Ladies...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clothing judges Helen Pearson from Madison and Mrs. Hugh Cunningham from Milwaukee examine dresses entered in the home sewing competition at the Wisconsin...

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: 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:  

Description: Wisconsin State Fair display promoting Wisconsin "dated" cheese sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. The display features a shelf full of...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

Date: 1948-08-08 

Description: Margaret McGuire receives a lei made of orchids in a ceremony making her the Queen of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair. The lei was fl...

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Racetrack Mishap

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...

Date: 1879-09-10 

Description: Crowd at the Camp Randall fairgrounds watching a horse race, part of that year's Wisconsin State Fair. Carriages and people are near buildings with the tra...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Cows and calves at the "Farmers 1948 Dairy Barn and Milk House" at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

Photograph

State Fair Park

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: The State Fairgrounds where a 200-mile "big car" race took place. The park is one of the five largest outdoor expositions in the country.

Date: 1921-09-01 ca.

Description: Crowds of people walking, with amusement rides in the backround, presumably the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1953-08-26 

Description: Alice in Dairyland, Mary Ellen Jenks, stands with a cow on a float representing the Golden Guernsey Dairy Co-op in the Dairy Parade at the Wisconsin State...

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...

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