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Poster

Wisconsin State Fair Poster

Date: 1900
Description: Color chromolithograph poster advertising the Wisconsin State Fair.
Photograph

Motorcycle Racetrack

Date: 
Description: Motorcyclists race, probably at the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds.
Photograph

Grand Prize Automobile Race

Date: October 1912
Description: Slightly elevated view of drivers making last minute adjustments to their automobiles at the start of the Milwaukee Grand Prize race (later called the Amer...
Photograph

Civil Works Service Employee gives out a Check

Date: February 10 1934
Description: A Civil Works Service employee with a check and equivalent in groceries.
Photograph

Christmas Returns

Date: December 26 1982
Description: A Target retail store is flooded with customers returning Christmas gifts.
Photograph

Fish's Wright Flyer

Date: 1912
Description: The Wright Flyer of Farnum Fish being pushed into position for a demonstration flight at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds.
Photograph

Wright Model B from Below

Date: 1912
Description: The Wright Model B owned by Farnum Fish flying at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in 1912.
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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...
Postcard

Milwaukee Flying School

Date: 1912
Description: An unidentified student ready for a flying lesson in a Curtiss plane at Rudolph Silverston's Milwaukee School and College of Aviation.
Photograph

Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski and his Curtiss pusher were scheduled to fly at the 1912 Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Milwaukee, along with several other Curtiss aviators...
Postcard

Kaminski at the State Fairgrounds

Date: 1912
Description: John Kaminski (who can barely be seen here in his Lincoln Beachey checkered cap), his mechanic, and onlookers attempting to ready his Curtiss pusher for fl...
Photograph

Fish Flying

Date: 1912
Description: A Wright Model B Flyer at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Although unidentified, this is believed to be the aircraft that Farnum Fish flew at the fairgrou...
Photograph

Bullheaded Bovine

Date: August 13 1970
Description: A boy tries to convince a Hereford to walk down a ramp at the fairgrounds.
Photograph

Drainage Districts Booth

Date: August 29 1926
Description: Drainage Districts of Central Wisconsin booth at Wisconsin State Fair with crops on display, and photographs around the booth above vegetables on display o...
Photograph

Display Booth at the Fair

Date: August 29 1926
Description: L.L. Olds Seed Company display booth of flowers and seeds at Wisconsin State Fair.
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Rock County Display Booth

Date: August 29 1926
Description: Rock County farm crops exhibit at the Wisconsin State Fair.
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St. Francis Streetcar

Date: June 1947
Description: A family boarding a route #40 streetcar. A sign on the front of the car advertises midget auto racing at the State Fair grounds; the second urges people to...
Photograph

West Allis Streetcar

Date: May 1948
Description: A street car on Milwaukee Electric's 35th Street line. Flags decorate the street poles for Memorial Day.
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Alice in Dairyland, Barbara Brown

Date: 1955
Description: Alice in Dairyland for 1955, Barbara Brown, milking a cow by hand.
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Alice in Dairyland, Mary Ellen McCabe

Date: August 30 1954
Description: Mary Ellen McCabe, 1954 Alice in Dairyland, enters State Fair Park in her official convertible, escorted by police officers on Harley-Davidson motorcycles...

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