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State Fair Side Show Attractions

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Description: State Fair barker announcing side show attractions to a crowd of children, featuring "Midget City, the World's Tiniest Entertainers" and "Baby Thelma, 619...
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International Harvester Tent at Iowa State Fair

Date: 1946
Description: International Harvester tent and exhibition at the Iowa State Fair. This image includes workers filming Iowa's first television show and a high school bras...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., campaigning in Cumberland. La Follette led the reform faction in Wisconsin's Republican party and in 1900, he was elected gover...
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Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: August 31 1909
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...
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Ice Cream Stand at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 15 1942
Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., speaking to a crowd from back of a wagon. This image is one of a series of views of his appearance at a fair in Cumberland, Wi...
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. He is wearing a hat and a suit without the coat. It was in part du...
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Crowd at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 15 1942
Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...
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Juggler at United Automobile Workers Dance

Date: September 06 1947
Description: Juggler performing at the Harvest Festival Dance sponsored by Local 75, United Automobile Workers (Seaman Body Company), State Fair Park.
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Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Speaking from Wagon

Date: 1897
Description: Robert M. La Follette, Sr., with his fist in the air, speaking from the back of a wagon. It was in part due to his vigorous speaking style that La Follette...
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Grand Prize Automobile Race

Date: October 1912
Description: Drivers make last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the American Grand Prix).
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Co-operative Fair

Date: February 1886
Description: A formal announcement of a Co-operative Fair that was held in March of 1886.
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Union Label Booth

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Description: A woman sits at a Union Label booth, perhaps at a county or state fair.
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Photographer on International C-1 Truck at "Century of Progress"

Date: 1934
Description: Photographer from Kaufmann and Fabry on top of an International C-1 truck at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. Kaufmann and Fabry were the official ph...
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Filming of McCormick-Deering Tractor

Date: 1934
Description: Cameraman and sound operator from Paramount Sound News on top of a truck filming a demonstration of the McCormick-Deering O-12 radio-controlled tractor and...
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International Harvester Company Parade Float for "A Century of Progress"

Date: 1934
Description: International Harvester Company parade float for the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The two-section float is parked in front of the Field Museum and re...
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International A-5 Beer Truck at "A Century of Progress"

Date: 1933
Description: International A-5 beer truck in front of "Streets of Paris" ocean-liner attraction at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The truck was owned by Chas H....
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International Truck Delivering Orange Crush

Date: 1933
Description: International truck delivering Orange Crush soda to a concession stand at the "Century of Progress" Worlds Fair. The truck was owned by Citrus Fruit Juice...
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McCormick Reaper Exhibit at "Century of Progress"

Date: 1933
Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...
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Midway Pleasance, Columbian Exposition

Date: 1893
Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...

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