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Date:  date unknown

Description: Silhouetted in the dusk, skaters raced for the two mile title in the Great lakes championships at Eckel park, West Allis. Verner Kappes, of West Allis, led...

Date: 1948-08 

Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

State Fairgoers

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Fairgoers stroll along a dirt path within the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The dairy barns form a row at the back of the image.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior of the Poultry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing some poultry on display.

Photograph

State Fair Entrance

Date: 1909 

Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...

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: 1931-09-02 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...

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.

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Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.

Date: 1912 

Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.

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...

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