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Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...
Date: 1936 ca.
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: Built in 1927, this small Wadhams station, located at 1647 South Seventy-sixth Street, is one of a handful of the company's signature pagoda stations still...
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Cattle barns at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...
Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...
Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Bob Stuth, a motorcycle racer from Milwaukee, who competed at the Wisconsin State Fair. He is riding a Harley Davidson cycle and wearing a shirt that adver...
Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...
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.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: An architectural rendering of Irving School.
Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger 5-ton special wall crane carrying a metal ladle below a type "AN" bridge crane with a suspended operators cab. The cranes are at th...
Description: Men prepare their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
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