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Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to complete the positioning of the "Forward" statue at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The grandstand can be seen in the ba...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: A photographer stands close to the Milwaukee Mile racetrack with camera poised to capture the action as the stock cars competing in the race speed by him....

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd of people outside of the Wisconsin At Work Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. A blimp emblazoned with the word...

Date: 1952 

Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, stands beside a cow at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

Photograph

Baseball Exhibit

Date: 1953-08 

Description: Fairgoers viewing a special exhibit of Milwaukee Braves memorabilia. This was the first season during which the Braves played in Milwaukee.

Date: 1952-07-24 

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., turns around in his seat at the state fair to shake hands with three Civil Air Patrol cadets.

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...

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.

Date: 1952-07-24 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.

Photograph

Weary Fairgoers

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two weary fairgoers catch a nap on a convenient bench at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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: 1940 

Description: Patricia Ferneding of Hartland, Wisconsin takes her Lightweight Hunter named Just So over a jump at the Wisconsin State Fair. Miss Ferneding won the Ladies...

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Description: Four female bakers hold up large trays laden with fresh cream puffs at a State Fair midway concession stand, while an eager crowd waits in anticipation on...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Senator William Proxmire shakes hands with constituents at the Wisconsin State Fair while eating an ear of corn.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Grandstand and the racetrack at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

Date: 1930-09-20 

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...

Date: 1966-10-10 

Description: Four auto club members work on a 1932 Ford Coupe. Rick Burkee (right, foreground) and Robin Friberg work on engine parts as Greg Beaster polishes the car h...

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