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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...

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Eggs Hatching

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, stands beside a cow at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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: 1966-10-10 

Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...

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Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Close-up of a young girl at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition eating cotton candy. There is a string of lights visible in the background.

Photograph

Youth Display Sheep

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...

Photograph

Tractor Boy

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...

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...

Date: 1955 

Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.

Date: 1958 

Description: Poster advertising the appearance of television and motion picture "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.

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