• Manitowoc County's future farmers and their prize stock

    Groll, Donald

    Several boys stand behind a row of Holstein heifers that are tied in open stalls in the dairy barn at the Manitowoc County Fairgrounds in Manitowoc, Wisconsin during a county fair in the 1940s. A sign…

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  • Victory garden contest at Manitowoc County Fair

    Postcard picture of a victory garden vegetable exhibit at the Manitowoc County Fair during World War II. A large sign behind the table of exhibit boxes in the foreground announces that these are part…

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  • Cotton candy, Wow!!

    Groll, Donald

    An unidentified boy holding a large cone of cotton candy stands in front of a refreshment stand at the Manitowoc County Fair. The vendor is partially visible on the other side of the stand's counter,…

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  • Police booth at county fair

    Manitowoc (Wis.). Police Department

    This snapshot depicts the Police Department’s display booth in the Exposition and Armory Building at the Manitowoc County Fair in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, August 19-23, 1942. The police exhibit was one o…

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  • Sometimes you got an extra ride free, remember?

    Groll, Donald

    This 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" snapshot shows amusement rides at the Manitowoc County Fairgrounds at 900 North Eighteenth Street in Manitowoc. The scene is dominated by a ferris wheel with riders in all the car…

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