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Description: A smiling girl poses with stalks of gladiolas that won the champion ribbon for "Gladiolus Spike," and the first premium ribbon for "Horticulture Plants and...
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...
Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.
Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: A WPA program on the State Fair Grounds. The workers have dug a long trench, and the project probably concerns improved sanitary facilities for the fair, a...
Description: Interior view of the crowds in the Wisconsin Industry Building and the building's unusual art deco decoration. Few photographs depict African Americans at...
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: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...
Description: View of dirt road running through trees. A man stands in the road. Some homes can barely be seen in the background beyond the trees. Text at foot of photog...
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: 1936 ca.
Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...
Description: Ten motorcycle racers line up abreast on the track at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. A group of spectators watches from the stands.
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the grounds of the Wisconsin Conservation Department exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of African American children drinking from water fountains, or bubblers as they are frequently known in Milwaukee, at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: The State Fairgrounds where a 200-mile "big car" race took place. The park is one of the five largest outdoor expositions in the country.
Description: Cows and calves at the "Farmers 1948 Dairy Barn and Milk House" at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...
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