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Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.
Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...
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...
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.
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...
Description: Actor Jack Carson and two boys competing in an ice cream eating contest at the State Fair. The boys are identified as John Schroeder of West Bend and Jacki...
Description: William Kammoeller, a 4-H Junior Fair camper, waiting in the Youth Building for the car to take him home.
Description: Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair running for shelter at the onset of a sudden rain shower.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: An architectural rendering of Irving School.
Description: The country meets the city as a "Milwaukee Journal" newsboy admires the calf entered in the animal judging competition by a young boy from the country.
Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
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: While watching the finish of a horse race at the Wisconsin State Fair, Governor Julius Heil raises his arm to cheer. Seated beside him (left to right) are...
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.
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...
Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
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