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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.

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Description: Alice in Dairyland interacts with sheep in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1941 

Description: View overlooking crowd of Allis-Chalmers employees on strike.

Date: 1927 

Description: Crowds walk past the Horticulture Building at the Wiconsin State Fair. In a pavilion above the building the Aluminum Goose Manufacturing Co. Band of Manit...

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Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

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Boy Scout Hijinks

Date: 1946 

Description: Elevated view during a meal at the Wisconsin State Fair, where a crowd of Boy Scouts mug for the camera.

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Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., sits in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair with two FFA presidents: Joanne Salom of Chilton and Joe Conlin of Colum...

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

Date: 1953-07-27 

Description: A visitor to the Wisconsin State Fair is so curious about one entry in a display of rugs and textiles that she reaches through a protective barrier in orde...

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Governor Rennebohm

Date: 1950 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm speaking into a microphone on Governor's Day at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1936 

Description: Cranberry exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair. The display features crates of cranberries, a section of cranberry bog, cranberry products, and signs promot...

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Description: Copy of architect's rendering of the exterior of the West Allis Public Library. The library was funded with a $15,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie. Upper righ...

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Wrestling Contest

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of bystanders gathered in front of the tent of Jimmy Demetral's Wrestling Arena on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, as male w...

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Youth Display Sheep

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a number of young boys, and one girl, each crouched next to a sheep, displaying it to the crowd gathered around a pen at the Wisconsin Cen...

Date: 1912 

Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Several adults, two children and a dog enjoying a pond at Bracken Brae, the country home of John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker. Hilda...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exhibits of farm equipment and the gasoline engines that would have powered some of them at the Wisconsin State Fair. A Ferris wheel is visible in the back...

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Wagon Exhibit Area

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Farm wagon display area at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Elmer the Bull

Date: 1951 

Description: Elmer, "husband" of Elsie the Cow, advertising mascot of the Borden Company, is shown with a young woman as he was being readied for participation as one o...

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Midway Scene

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway performer (left) at the Wisconsin State Fair and an audience, primarily boys and men listening to an unseen speaker.

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