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Description: Striking members of the United Automobile Workers union at the Allis Chalmers plant in West Allis.
Description: Poster advertising the appearance of television and motion picture "cowboy" stars Roy Rogers and Dale Evans at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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...
Description: Elevated view of Alice in Dairyland and four Dairy Princesses preparing for Dairy Day parade at the Wisconsin State Fair park.
Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.
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....
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Elevated view of an automobile race at the state fairgrounds, with the crowd in the foreground. Cars are parked in the infield.
Description: Display at entrance of The Wisconsin State Historical Society's "The Story of Wisconsin" exhibit at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The display promin...
Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.
Description: Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair running for shelter at the onset of a sudden rain shower.
Description: Jack McGrath, an Indianapolis 500 driver, photographed at the Milwaukee State Fair, with his cream colored Hinkle Special. McGrath died in an automobile cr...
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.
Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...
Description: Young children ride a small roller coaster at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: Fairgoers examine exhibits about meat, "Man's Favorite Food," sponsored by the National Livestock and Meat Board at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.
Date: date unknown
Description: Men work on a huge, metal water wheel at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company.
Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Date: 1952-07-24 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fair grounds, showing the GMC trucks tent and the residential neighborhood that bordered the grounds.
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