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Roller Coaster

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Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Old Milwaukee County Court House and adjoining buildings as they appeared from 1836 to 1870. Scene also shows pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Workers relaxing outside International Harvester's Milwaukee Works. One group is crowded around a stage listening to a band while others are playing baseba...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two women wearing dresses working one of the booths at a Civilian Defense Rally. A table is visible in the background with food on it.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View from street of the Milwaukee Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway station.

Date: 1970-12-23 

Description: Winter scene with teenage toboggan riders, Rick Borckel (age 14) and Pat Voight (age 13), hitting a bump on a hill in Brown Deer Park, Milwaukee.

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Kohler Amphibian

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A Loening Amphibian, one of three such airplanes in which the Kohler Aviation Company provided passenger service from Milwaukee across Lake Michigan.

Date: 1951 

Description: Single helical gear train that is a component of a gold mine hoist. This unit was purchased and used by Homestake Mining of Lead, South Dakota. Falk captio...

Date: 1956-09 

Description: A crossing guard helps a young student to cross the street at a cross walk at Abert and Green Bay streets in Milwaukee. Two cars (one a Chevrolet), have en...

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1919 

Description: Portrait of Alfred Lawson, with his arm around the shoulders of an unidentified woman who is holding a handkerchief. They are posing while looking out of a...

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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...

Date: 1921 

Description: Group portrait of the Wisconsin Beekeepers Association at the Wisconsin Markets Expo.

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Dual Output Shaft

Date: 1969-08-22 

Description: A male employee, Chet Nycz, attends to an output shaft that was purchased by the Road Machine Division of American Hoist and Derrick Company and used by Vi...

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. H√∂lzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grain Ship on the Kinnickinnic River from shoreline. There are industrial buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade is crossing through a factory yard, where the workers are watching. Some are sitting on the roof of the building in the background. The parade par...

Date: 1967 

Description: Elevated view of a detail on the Marshall & Ilsley Bank building, under construction. There is a crane on the roof. On the left is the tower of St. John's...

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: A crowded street at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition State Fairgrounds. Above the crowd is a banner reading "The Fastest And Funniest Show On Ice." Amer...

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