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Wrestling Contest

Date: August 30 1954
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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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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Alice in Dairyland and Elsie the Cow

Date: 1948
Description: Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, and Elsie the Cow and her calf Beauregard, stand on a parade float with two men in downtown Milwaukee, while a male o...
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Arrival at the Wisconsin State Fair

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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.
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Billy Huber, Motorcyle Racer

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Description: Billy Huber of Reading, PA, dubbed "America's most popular motorcycle competition rider" by the American Motorcycle Association, is shown astride his Harle...
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Smoke Your Own Fish

Date: September 02 1953
Description: 1952 Alice in Dairyland Beverly Ann Steffen and 1953 Alice in Dairyland Mary Ellen Jenks standing in front of a "Smoke Your Own Fish" stand at the 1953 Wis...
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Beer on Tap at the Wisconsin State Fair

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Description: Elevated view of employees and patrons gathered around a beer and sandwich concession stand on the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair, where Gettelman On T...
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Kids at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: August 28 1934
Description: Louis Schmidt sharing his hamburger with Ruth Eleanor Hughes on children's day at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Wisconsin State Fair Midway

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Description: Crowds jam the midway at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Prize-winning Gladiolas

Date: 1955
Description: A smiling girl poses with stalks of gladiolas that won the champion ribbon for "Gladiolus Spike," and the first premium ribbon for "Horticulture Plants and...
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Girl and Horses at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: 1958
Description: A girl sits on a fence and holds the bridle of her horse as its foal stand by.
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Works Projects Administration at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: 1938
Description: Fair-goers stand in line to enter the W.P.A. Exhibit tent at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Strolling Hog

Date: 1947
Description: Boys, in background, watching as a pig, in the foreground, is taking a stroll around the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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Livestock Judging at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: 1960
Description: An audience watches and judges stand by as cattle are lined up to be judged in a pavilion at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Hog showing at the Wisconsin State Fair

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Description: A crowd watches as boys try to steer their pigs with canes during judging in a pen at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Visiting Queens at the Wisconsin State Fair

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...
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Alfalfa for the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: 1951
Description: Irving Gerhardt, instructor of Vocational Agriculture, and Duane Lehr, Future Farmers of America member and agriculture student from Madison East High Scho...
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Sheep at the Wisconsin State Fair

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Description: Men preparing their sheep for judging at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Uncle Bob's Train at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: August 20 1952
Description: Boys wave from the passenger cars of Uncle Bob's train, while a crowd watches the amusement park ride at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Automobile Race Preparation

Date: September 03 1953
Description: Old cars line up to race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.

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