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Date: 1938 

Description: The Old Timers Club of Milwaukee waves for a motion picture being made at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Motorcycle Racer

Date:  date unknown

Description: Jimmy Chan of Columbus, Ohio, expert motorcycle racer, sits astride his motorcycle, No. 16, wearing a Harley Davidson jersey and racing gear at Wisconsin S...

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Fish Flying

Date: 1912 

Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...

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Street Lighting

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Overhead light suspended over a road, hanging from wires. A car is parked at the corner, and billboards are in the distance. Railroad cars and railroad tr...

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Dining Tent

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waitresses and waiters lined up inside the Dining Tent, ready to serve a large gathering.

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...

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Boy Throwing Baton

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A crowd watches a young man throwing a baton into the air at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind him is the "Alice In Dairyland" building, featurin...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theater building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

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Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man hoses off a bovine participant at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

Date: 1954 

Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, the Alice in Dairyland from Ladysmith, views a billboard announcing the stock car races scheduled for the Wisconsin State Fair during Au...

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theater and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...

Date: 1906 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Allis Chalmers tent at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A costumed young woman who danced as part of the Carioca Revue stands on a stage in the midway of the Wisconsin State Fair, perhaps waiting to perform.

Date: 1962 

Description: Miss Wisconsin 1962, Joan Mary Engh, and Alice in Dairyland 1962-63, Sylvia Lee, enjoy a drink of milk with an elderly gentleman during their visit to the...

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Near the Department of Agriculture's Milk House, two baton twirlers in an obvious promotion photograph sit on top of a car and raise their paper cups of mi...

Date: 1912-10-05 

Description: Photojournalist Fred Wagner covered the 1912 Milwaukee Grand Prize automobile race (later called the American Grand Prix) from Farnum Fish's airplane. The...

Date: 1922 

Description: Booth at the Wisconsin State Fair promoting the Wisconsin Free Library Commission.

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