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Date: 1958 

Description: Poster advertising the appearance of television and motion picture "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1944 

Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.

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Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.

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Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

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...

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Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

Date: 1948-08 

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

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 40-ton bridge crane with a 10-ton 2 block type "A" trolley and two hooks. The crane is located at the West Allis Works. The crane i...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

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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...

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Wrecked Automobile

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: A wrecked automobile, which crashed during the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize Race (later called the American Grand Prix); possibly car #35, in which driver Ra...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fair, with a crowd lined up along the fence watching the automobile race. The infield is full of parked cars.

Date: 1950-08-26 

Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Camp Ammon

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Description: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

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.

Date: 1959 

Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

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Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A costumed young woman who danced as part of the Carioca Revue stands on a stage in the midway of the Wisconsin State Fair, perhaps waiting to perform.

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