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Description: Actor William Boyd, better known as Hopalong Cassidy, with two pairs of twins entered in the twin competition at the Wisconsin State Fair. None of the chil...
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.
Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...
Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...
Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.
Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A farmer shows off his percheron colt at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the turn of the century when a farmer's livelihood was dependent on his horses, the d...
Description: Summer camp for Wisconsin farm women on the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair with Wisconsin home economics leader Nellie Kedzie Jones. Mrs. Jones is pro...
Description: Marjean Czerwinski, the 1951 Alice in Dairyland, rides in the official Alice car with Mr. and Mrs. Wing during the Army Day Parade at the Wisconsin State F...
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: 1970 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.
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 ca.
Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a number of young boys, and one girl, each crouched next to a sheep, displaying it to the crowd gathered around a pen at the Wisconsin Cen...
Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: View from road of crowd of people walking towards the entrance to the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition on Greenfield Avenue.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...
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