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Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A crowd walking the grounds of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition in the early evening. An electric sign on the right says "Terrel Jacobs Wild Animal Circ...
Description: Pawling and Harnischfeger traveling electric monorail hoist carrying a piece of equipment at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. There's an operator in th...
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: Entrance to "Camp Ammon," the Boy Scout camp at the Wisconsin State Fair. The camp was named for the director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.
Description: Two men are pounding a tent stake into the ground at the State Fair Park. Behind them are excavating machinery, automobiles and permanent structures associ...
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
Description: African American heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, drove up to Milwaukee from his home in Chicago to watch the Vanderbilt Cup race on October 2, 1...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.
Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Doris Olsen, holds a cream puff, always a favorite Wisconsin State Fair treat, as she talks with two bakers at the fair.
Description: Two open cars, a Deusenberg and a Hudson, race around a curve at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds track, spewing dust behind them. The Milwaukee Mile track...
Description: Opening ceremonies for a Work Progress Administration (WPA) exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
Description: Old cars line up to race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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.
Description: The Wright Model B owned by Farnum Fish flying at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in 1912.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Snapshot of preparations for an automobile race at the Milwaukee State Fair taken by Edward Maurer of La Crosse, an amateur photographer, from his seat in...
Description: The main entrance to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds at 81st Street and Greenfield Avenue, with special gates for pedestrians and teams. A trolley stop was...
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...
Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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