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Date: 1949-12-14 

Description: The social service department of the Madison Woman's Club display some of the dolls made for the children at the Children's Orthopedic hospital. From left...

Date: 1925 

Description: Page from an album kept by Neighborhood House, with images of infants and young children being cared for at the settlement house, including a group outside...

Date: 1910-03 

Description: Anna Fox and Rosella as children playing with and on a sledge “drawn” by a wooden horse named Caesar.

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Description: An outdoor portrait of a seated man holding a violin and bow. A small boy with a toy wooden horse stands next to him. A dog is resting in the grass in fron...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cabinet posed studio portrait of a young child with a toy in hand and formal dress.

Photograph

Porch and Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman and two children sit in the porch area of their home. One of the children plays on a rocking horse. A groomed yard and flowering shrubs can be se...

Date: 1901-04 

Description: Hattie Pautz, seated, posing with her dolls in front of the side of a building. On the ground next to her is one of the dolls in a doll-sized lawn swing.

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Photograph

Christmas Scene

Date: 1928-12-28 

Description: A little girl poses in a living room with a Christmas tree, toys, and a doll she got for Christmas.

Photograph

"The Pennsylvania"

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Toy battleship "Pennsylvania" floating on Lake Monona.

Date: 1940 

Description: Portrait of Margaret, wearing a fur coat, standing on a porch holding the handle of a toy car her son Steve is sitting in.

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1950-11-12 

Description: Three women carry a basket of dolls and teddy bears to be distributed to children through the Empty Stocking Club. Left to right: Mrs. William (Shirley) G...

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Robert and Shirley Krueger sitting in chairs on either side of a decorated Christmas tree. Several of their toys are displayed under the tree. Robert holds...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the street of John Hahn standing on the right with a horse hitched to a passenger wagon. In the center is the furniture moving wagon he owns, in...

Photograph

Little Girl

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A little girl at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Santa Claus on his sleigh, pulled by two turkeys in harness. He is wearing his traditional fur trimmed suit. The sleigh is crammed with toys, dolls and mus...

Photograph

Remembering James

Date:  date unknown

Description: Still life of a stuffed bear, a knitted ball, and children's shoes. The stuffed bear has a ring in his nose, with a chain attached. Handwritten on reverse:...

Date: 1949-01-04 

Description: Mrs. Nelson (Marjori) Hagan and her two children, Jessica, 5, and Nelson Jr. "Kip", 3, in the home of Mr. Hagan's mother, Mrs. Milo C. Hagan, 153 East Gilm...

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Description: Photographic postcard of a studio group portrait of (left to right) Lizzie Schoepp Dahmen, Antoine Dahmen and Eva Dahmen Bowar. Eva holds a toy stuffed ani...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

German bisque doll with her trunk of clothes and accessories, c. 1908. (Museum object #1966.408.1)
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