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Description: Crowds wander among the amusement rides at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the ride known as the "Rocket Bomber".
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: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor 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: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.
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...
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., speaks to a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background, a photographer is taking his picture.
Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Crowds walk past the Horticulture Building at the Wiconsin State Fair. In a pavilion above the building the Aluminum Goose Manufacturing Co. Band of Manit...
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.
Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...
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: 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: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...
Date: date unknown
Description: The Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles, an unknown man, and Alice in Dairyland pose at the "Milwaukee Sentinel" exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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