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Description: Philip La Follette, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning for governor before a large crowd of workers near the Allis Chalmers plant in West A...
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: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A wrecked automobile, which crashed during the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize Race (later called the American Grand Prix); possibly car #35, in which driver Ra...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A young boy inflates a balloon at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Three people stand behind him near the "Merry Go Round" building, and in the backgro...
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.
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: 1954 before
Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
Description: At the Department of Agriculture's Milk House at the Wisconsin State Fair, an elderly woman, Mrs. Shimmon of Milwaukee, and a young man drink milk from pap...
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Grandstand and the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The buildings of the North Western railroad depot.
Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.
Description: Cranberry exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair. The display features crates of cranberries, a section of cranberry bog, cranberry products, and signs promot...
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Description: Five harness racing horses, sulkies, and drivers race around the Wisconsin State Fair track as an audience watches from the grandstand.
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