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Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.
Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...
Description: The Fruits and Flowers Building at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.
Description: A young accordionist plays a solo for the crowd at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another young player watches.
Date: date unknown
Description: Actor William Boyd, better known as Hopalong Cassidy, with two pairs of twins entered in the twin competition at the Wisconsin State Fair. None of the chil...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The city of West Allis including an artist's rendition of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in Am...
Description: Elevated view of a parking lot filled with cars at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State 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...
Description: Merrie Barney, the 1959 Alice in Dairyland, helps a young boy eating a cream puff, always a favorite treat at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...
Date: 1954-07-29 ca.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaking into the microphone on the WLS stage at the Wisconsin State Fair. At the time the Chicago station was best known f...
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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: 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...
Date: 1970 ca.
Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with a young constituent at the Wisconsin State Fair. For many years Proxmire's appearance was an institution at the...
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