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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: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Photograph

Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...

Photograph

Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.

Photograph

Camp Ammon

Date:  

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: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...

Date: 1909 

Description: President William Howard Taft at the Wisconsin State Fair (front row, in the dark bowler hat) in 1909. Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., (in the back ro...

Date: 1925-10-31 

Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...

Date: 1900 

Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

Photograph

Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

Photograph

Bullheaded Bovine

Date: 1970-08-13 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Governor Julius Heil speaks to an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair. Standing behind him are a boy scout and a U.S. Navy sailor.

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Paul Russo

Date:  date unknown

Description: Race car driver Paul Russo of Kenosha at the Wisconsin State Fair. He raced in 13 Indianapolis 500 races.

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Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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4-H Band

Date:  date unknown

Description: 4-H Club band playing near the Police Station at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the Agriculture Department's Milk House.

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