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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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Display of Maytag wringer-type washing machines in the Industry Building at the Wisconsin State Fair. In the background is a display for Miller Beer, 5 cen...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View down road of overhead lighting equipment of the T.M.E.R. and L. Company, which, at the time had a proposal to be replaced by more modern lighting. Th...
Date: 1948-08 ca.
Description: A man surrounded by a small crowd waves from the seat of an automobile in front of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand.
Description: Two men sheering sheep on a stage surrounded by a crowd of fair-goers, possibly in a competition at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of the Wisconsin State Fair showing the long row of horse barns.
Description: A large crowd has gathered to hear a carnival barker sell bottles of something at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Cure-all-pills? Snake-oils? No sign...
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....
Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1954-08-30 ca.
Description: The pit crew signals their driver that his vehicle is exhibiting tire trouble and that he should come in for servicing.
Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
Date: 1954 before
Description: Two cars and drivers with the Swenson Thrillcade World Champion Auto Daredevils perform before an audience at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: A 1930's coupe sponsored by the Enterprise Transfer Co. stalls out on the racetrack after being disabled by an apparent collision. A crowd of onlookers sta...
Description: President William Howard Taft at the Wisconsin State Fair (front row, in the dark bowler hat) in 1909. Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., (in the back ro...
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: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...
Description: A teenage boy caught looking directly at the photographer while riding an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition midway in the early ev...
Description: Elevated view of the back stage area of the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition at the State Fair Park. Permanent and temporary structures are visible, as are...
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