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Date: 1919-09-13 

Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...

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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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A high school in West Allis.

Date: 1940-08-24 

Description: Elevated view of the dedication of the Junior Fair barn at the Wisconsin State Fair, the construction of which was a WPA project. A Scout band provides the...

Date: 1953-09-03 

Description: Old cars line up to race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1940-08-21 

Description: An airplane is pulling a banner reading: "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.

Date: 1912-10-02 

Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...

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WPA Exhibit

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1912 

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: 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: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

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Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman in a uniform places a lei of orchids around Margaret McGuire's neck as she accepts the role of Centennial Queen on a stage at the Wisconsin Centenn...

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Description: The Education Building at the State Fair. The postcard was mailed September 15, 1909.

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Fair Midway Crowds

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowds packing the Midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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