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Muskego Fair Souvenirs

Date: August 28 1967
Description: Gary Ksicinski is surrounded by stuffed animals and other souvenirs as he waits for customers at his concession booth at the annual Muskego VFW fair.
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Eating at the Wisconsin State Fair

Date: July 30 1984
Description: Bertha Hynek of Allenton is eating an ice cream cone while her grandson, Wesley Priesgen, 10, works on an ear of roasted corn.
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Brookfield Days Roller Coaster

Date: June 23 1983
Description: Aimee Weiss(left), 10, and Darby Cusick, 11, both of Elm Grove, take a spin Thursday on one of the rides at Wirth Park.
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Light Show at the Fair

Date: July 26 1966
Description: Several young people pause behind the fence to look at a midway ride in action at the Washington County Junior Fair.
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An Eye for Ice Cream

Date: June 19 1983
Description: Tina Polley looked through a pair of large clown eyeglasses as she ate an ice cream cone at an Ice Cream and Pie Social at St. Francis Episcopal Church.
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Kraut Fest Celebrities

Date: July 26 1981
Description: Maynard Entringer of South Milwaukee is awarded the World Championship of the Kraut Eating Contest by the Queen of the Kraut Festival, Sharon Kerkman of Bu...
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Ring Toss at the Fair

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Description: Rex Roope of Kansas City got attention as he told his audience "all you have to do is ring the prize and it is yours. Step right up folks."
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Soggy but Fun

Date: August 03 1981
Description: Despite rain and fog, people turned out to enjoy a street festival sponsored by the Guadalupe Center at 239 W. Washington Street in Milwaukee. There were e...
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Somersault of Death

Date: October 1906
Description: A female daredevil stunt driver, possibly Beryle Elliot, in a horseless carriage catapults up into the air, doing a loop-the-loop or sommersault off a ski...
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Reluctant Cows at Fairgrounds

Date: July 16 1971
Description: Bette Brown of Hartland pulls her somewhat reluctant cows across the midway at the Waukesha County Fairgrounds.
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World Food Fair

Date: September 18 1967
Description: Ferris wheels and agricultural machinery are some of the things that attract fair-goers at the World Food Fair.
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Fair Concessions

Date: July 10 1985
Description: People, including a very eager little girl, stand around a concession stand to buy popcorn, peanuts, cotton candy, snow-cones, and other snacks at the 50th...
Postcard

County Fair

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Description: Elevated view of County Fair, including Ferris wheel and horse racetrack. The postcard is titled "The World's Best County Fair, Beaver Dam, Wis."
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Taxidermist Cart

Date: 1907
Description: A man in a suit and hat, and a ribbon on his lapel, poses in front of a cart with a sign that reads: "E.D. Ochsner, Taxidermist, Prairie du Sac, Wis." Bunt...
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After the Cattle Judging

Date: 1956
Description: Rear view of two men walking towards the door after the cattle judging at the Walworth County Fair. Sunlight is streaming through the doors and windows, ba...
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Critic's Choice

Date: 1970
Description: A crowd browsing the art at a fair in a small town. The booth is displaying mostly owls and may belong to artist Clarence P. Cameron.
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Harness Races

Date: September 1963
Description: Harness racing at a County Fair. The horses pulling sulkies are making the turn in front of the grandstand. Another building and trees are in the backgroun...

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