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Baseball Exhibit

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette stands on the pitcher's mound in a game against the Chicago Cubs at County Stadium, June 8, 1959. Burdette was known...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1959-06-08 

Description: Milwaukee Braves third baseman Eddie Mathews swings away in a game at County Stadium against the Chicago Cubs, June 8, 1959. Mathews hit a solo home run t...

Date: 1958-08-20 

Description: A straw hatted fairgoer from Oshkosh clutched Republican leaflets as he tried to straighten out State Senator Gaylord Nelson on world affairs. Nelson, Demo...

Date: 1959-11-13 

Description: Two male employees weld a large gear. Original Falk caption reads, "Made in halves, 16 feet to zero inch in diameter on the top. Ribs 4 1/2 OL. Premachine...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....

Date: 1957-10-07 before

Description: Left fielder Wes Covington of the Milwaukee Braves hits a pop up in 1957. Recalled from the Braves' Wichita farm team in mid-June, Covington hit 21 home r...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Floor plan of the Wisconsin Historical Society's "Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...

Date: 1959-11-05 

Description: Two male employees operate a large factory machine.

Date: 1939 

Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...

Date: 1962-07-27 before

Description: Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn and Eddie Mathews, Jr. in the locker room.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...

Photograph

Boring Mill Table

Date: 1961-02-14 

Description: Two men crouch atop of the large gear, while another stands at the side overseeing the lift. This gear was purchased and used by the Ladish Company of Cuda...

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Syl and aunt Helen stand underneath a willow tree. Octagon Cottage is in the background to the right and wildflowers are in the foreground. The edge of the...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...

Date: 1954 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...

Date: 1907-02 

Description: Factory buildings at International Harvester's Milwaukee Works.

Date: 1902-05-11 ca.

Description: Looking up the Milwaukee River to the Humboldt Avenue bridge with the North Avenue dam in the background.

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