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Motorcycle Racetrack

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Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.
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Motorcyclist and Crowd

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Description: A motorcyclist drives down the middle of the road, possibly in a race, as a crowd looks on.
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Street Crowd with Motorcycles

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Description: A crowd of people in the street, many of them with motorcycles, possibly getting ready to race.
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Milwaukee Motorcycle Race

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Description: Motorcyclists at the start of the race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
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Kaminski on the Exhibition Circuit

Date: 1912
Description: Pilot John Kaminski racing a motorcycle at the fairgrounds.
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Alice in Dairyland with Motorcycle Racers

Date: 1952
Description: Beverly Steffen, the 1952 Alice in Dairyland, poses with Harley Davidson motorcyle racers and crew at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Motorcycle Racers

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Description: Ten motorcycle racers line up abreast on the track at the Wisconsin State Fair Park. A group of spectators watches from the stands.
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Motorcycle Race

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Description: A crowd watches as a motorcycle racer prepares to cross the finish line. Although unidentified, the race is thought to take place at the State Fair Grounds...
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Motorcycle Race at the Fair

Date: July 27 1949
Description: Number 34N, the Harley Davidson, leads during a qualifying heat during the 15-Mile National Race at the State Fair Grounds.
Poster

National Championship Motorcycle Races

Date: August 26 1950
Description: Poster advertising the National Championship Motorcycle Races at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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Motorcycle Tour

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Description: Men, motorcycles and a car stopped on a rural dirt road. A sign on the back of the car reads "Milwaukee Journal Motorcycle Tour Press Car".
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Pro Moto Event Poster

Date: April 1971
Description: Poster advertising for a Pro Moto [Professional Motocross] event, held in Turtle Park, outside of Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Silkscreen print employs an American...
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Motorcycle Racing

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Description: A group of men are lined up on motorcycles on a track preparing to race.
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Motorcycle Racing

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Description: Two motorcyclists are racing by while several men are watching from behind a railing. One man standing on the track holds a flag.
Poster

International Motocross Poster

Date: October 1971
Description: Poster publicizing an international motocross event, which took place October 3, 1971 at the Grand Prix track at Turtle Park, in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. Event...
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Motorcyclist Ray Tursky

Date: August 05 1949
Description: Portrait of Ray Tursky, one of the outstanding motorcycle riders in the country, wearing a helmet with goggles and a Harley-Davidson shirt. He participated...
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Motorcycle Races

Date: 1914
Description: Elevated view of crowd and observation tower at motorcycle races at the Dane County Fairgrounds. Men on raised platform are judging the races.
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View from Grandstand

Date: August 1948
Description: View from behind of crowd at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition grandstand watching motorcycles line up before a race. In the background are tents as well...
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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 226-234

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Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France
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Motorcycle Collision

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Description: Motorcycle race contestant overturned on the track after collision with haybales.

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