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Date: 1925-10-31 

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...

Photograph

Street Lighting

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.

Photograph

Sheep Shearing

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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.

Photograph

Salesman at Fair

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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...

Photograph

Alice in Dairyland

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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....

Photograph

Prize Waterfowl

Date: 1955 

Description: Two young boys and their prize-winning ducks at the 1955 Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

Tire Trouble

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Jersey herd being lined up for the judges at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bracken Brae, country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.

Date:  date unknown

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.

Photograph

Racetrack Mishap

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...

Date: 1909 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...

Date: 1948 

Description: Color brochure advertising the 1948 Wisconsin State Fair. For the centennial of Wisconsin statehood Wisconsin spent over 5 Million dollars on fourteen new...

Photograph

Amusement Park Ride

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

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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