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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:  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: 1948-08 ca.

Description: People stand in front of the exterior of the Information Booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. A reproduction of the "Wisconsin" statue by Daniel C...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Electrical overhead street light suspended above road. A truck is parked on the right, and houses and trees line both sides of the road.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Crowded midway at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Signs above booths read "Circus Candy," "Cigarettes," "Snow Balls," "Souvenirs," "Guess?" and "Aqua...

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Christmas Returns

Date: 1982-12-26 

Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: East door of the Livestock Judging Pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad passenger depot in Allis, Wisconsin. The village of Allis is now part of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and called West Al...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of entrants in the baton twirling competition at the Wisconsin State Fair, in which only two boys can be seen.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Night view of small crowd of people gathered at outside entrance of the "Wisconsin At Work" building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Buying Snacks

Date: 1948-05-29 

Description: View from interior of a man wearing sunglasses, and a woman at the snack counter at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Two women are behind the counter s...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's "All You Can Drink for Ten Cents" milk booth at the Wisconsin State Fair. On the roof is a cow crafted from a bale of hay....

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:  

Description: Exterior view of a 10-ton type "A" semi-gantry crane at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. foundry yard. The crane is stamped with the text "Pawling & Ha...

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Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

Description: A chicken plucking demonstration at the Wisconsin State Fair.

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Grandstand Entrance

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of crowd outside the entrance to the Grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date:  

Description: Aerial view of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, including the grandstands, racetrack, and parking lot.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: Fair employees use a crane to position a version of the Forward statue that was the symbol of the 1948 Wisconsin Centennial Exposition and State Fair.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Allis Chalmers Club House.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Harness racers are shown in action at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, with an audience watching from the grandstand.

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