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Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Harness race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: A race car driver wearing a "Buick shirt" watches as his crew works on his vehicle. In the background, another car is passing the grandstand.
Date: 1952-07-24 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.
Description: A woman demonstrates a diet with dairy foods at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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.
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: 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: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.
Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.
Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.
Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...
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...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.
Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.
Description: A costumed young woman who danced as part of the Carioca Revue stands on a stage in the midway of the Wisconsin State Fair, perhaps waiting to perform.
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Capitol Theatre building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.
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