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Date: 1947 

Description: Actor Jack Carson congratulates the winner of the Wisconsin Dairy Queen at the Wisconsin State Fair, while another competitor looks on.

Date: 1948-08 

Description: The History Building at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The building was one of several new buildings, all of a modern, forward looking design, comple...

Date: 1934-08-28 

Description: Louis Schmidt shares his hamburger with a Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Photograph

West Allis Works

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the West Allis Works, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, and surrounding neighborhoods.

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...

Date: 1931-09-02 

Description: Governor Philip F. La Follette, the younger son of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., addressing a crowd in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fair in...

Photograph

Fish About to Fly

Date: 1912 

Description: Farnum Fish, the California-born "boy aviator," about to take off in his two-seat Wright Model B during a flying exhibition at the Wisconsin State Fairgrou...

Date: 1964 

Description: Fundraising booth of the United Temperance Movement of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin State Fair. At that booth one could purchase soft drinks, milk, and "fir...

Date: 1950-08-26 

Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man and two young children, a boy and a girl, ride an amusement park ride at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. Behind them written on the wall of a bu...

Photograph

Bovine Bath

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Mayor Carl Zeidler of Milwaukee and Mayor Leo J. Promen of Fond du Lac at the Wisconsin State Fair. Zeidler is sipping Coca-Cola from a bottle and Promen i...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: The city of West Allis including an artist's rendition of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company. One of the largest machinery manufacturing plants in Am...

Photograph

Chicken Plucking

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of four lanes of cars arriving at the Wisconsin State Fair's Main Gate. They are being directed by parking lot attendants.

Date: 1953-08 ca.

Description: Fairgoers view a display of painting and sculpture by Wisconsin artists.

Date: 1954-08-30 ca.

Description: A group of girls, including several Girl Scouts in uniform, photographed in the youth residence hall at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Midway area of the Wisconsin State Fair, showing a truck advertising peanuts at 5 cents in the center background.

Date: 1912-10 ca.

Description: A solitary open car races past the grandstands at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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