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Description: Pawling and Harnischfeger traveling electric monorail hoist carrying a piece of equipment at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. There's an operator in th...

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.

Date: 1964-08-16 

Description: Beth Bartosh of Burlington, the 1964 Alice in Dairyland, walks along the grounds of the Wisconsin State Fair, accompanied by a large group of people, incl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clothing judges Helen Pearson from Madison and Mrs. Hugh Cunningham from Milwaukee examine dresses entered in the home sewing competition at the Wisconsin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display of Maytag wringer-type washing machines in the Industry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is a display for Miller Beer, 5 cen...

Date: 1934-08-28 

Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.

Date: 1954 before

Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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...

Photograph

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: 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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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:  date unknown

Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1930-09-20 

Description: Philip La Follette, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning for governor before a large crowd of workers near the Allis Chalmers plant in West A...

Photograph

Pronto-Dog Stand

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a "Pronto-Dog" stand at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition staffed by three people. Behind the stand is an amusement park ride.

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Strolling Hog

Date: 1947 

Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Oxen and prairie schooner owned by Charles Ward, Wisconsin Dells, on display for a passing crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Harness race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

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