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Drawing

Irving School

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: An architectural rendering of Irving School.

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A woman places a necklace of flowers on Margaret McGuire as she accepts the title of Alice in Dairyland on a stage at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition....

Photograph

Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

Date: 1941 

Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.

Photograph

Poultry Building

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Poultry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, showing the chickens entered in the competition in their cages. The patriotic decor sugg...

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Description: View of some of the stalls in the Horse Barn at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. The horses that can be seen are all pure bred Belgians from Minnesota.

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down road of lighting system using steel poles and modern fixtures on the terrace near sidewalks. Three cars are parked along the road, and houses are...

Photograph

Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

Date: 1912-10 

Description: Driver David Bruce-Brown and mechanic Tony Scudelari pose in their race car. Although they had been warned that their tires appeared worn, on October 1, 19...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Ornamental street lighting system along a street in a local business district. House on corner is near a sign that says "Lot for Sale."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in America, which produces turbine engines, gas producer engines, pu...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1921 

Description: Clothing demonstration for women by the University of Wisconsin Agricultural Extension at the 1921 Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man wearing a "Wisconsin Centennial, Milwaukee, August 7-29" t-shirt stands in front of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Expo...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.

Date: 1952 

Description: The driver of the wienermobile finds the entrance to the Oscar Mayer tent at the Wisconsin State Fair too low for it to get in.

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