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Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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: 1944 ca.
Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.
Date: 1930 ca.
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: Clothing demonstration for women by the University of Wisconsin Agricultural Extension at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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.
Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.
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: A young boy inflates a balloon at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Three people stand behind him near the "Merry Go Round" building, and in the backgro...
Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...
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: 1949-08-22 ca.
Description: Margaret Mueller of Milwaukee who had the distinction of being the first lost child at the Wisconsin State Fair. She is seated in front of the sign that sa...
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...
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: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...
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...
Description: Panorama view of a parking lot filled with cars at the state fair.
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