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Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Fairgoers walk past the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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.
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: 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: 1938 ca.
Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Exhibit of the Waukesha County Holstein-Friesian Breeders Association at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The city of West Allis including an artist's rendition of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in Am...
Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.
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...
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...
Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...
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...
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.
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