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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...
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of fairgoers intently watch an exhibit of eggs, some of which are just beginning to hatch.
Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...
Description: Fairgoers walk past the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., and an unidentified elderly woman, toast each other with paper cups of milk. They are standing near the Department of Agric...
Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...
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: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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...
Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 40-ton bridge crane with a 10-ton 2 block type "A" trolley and two hooks. The crane is located at the West Allis Works. The crane i...
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: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
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...
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...
Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...
Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.
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