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Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.
Description: A small crowd leaves the "Alice In Dairyland" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: The pit crew works on #26, a Ford Fairlane, during an automobile race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Description: Boys watch as a pig takes a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Date: 1944 ca.
Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...
Description: Crowds wander among the amusement rides at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is the ride known as the "Rocket Bomber".
Description: People saunter along the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair. A group of four nuns appears in the foreground, passing the Hoard's Dairyman booth.
Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...
Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.
Description: An airplane is pulling a banner reading: "Heil says repeal oleo tax" over the Wisconsin State Fair on Governor's Day.
Description: Looking every bit his age (82), Governor Walter S. Goodland arrives at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A boy sits in the seat and takes the steering wheel of a shiny new tractor at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
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...
Description: A smiling Governor Knowles surveys the Wisconsin State Fairground from the top of the giant Ferris Wheel on the fair's midway. He spent the day at the Stat...
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...
Description: The Lac Courte Oreilles village sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society at the 1906 Wisconsin State Fair. Several members of the society are incl...
Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...
Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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