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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass standing beside the Bass family home at 131 East Montello Street. He is holding a hoop.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger (twins on right) and Effie Goetsch (Carr) playing with toys outdoors. Effie was the daughter of Ernest Samuel Goetsch and Anna Sch...

Date: 1926-03 

Description: A child wearing a coat and hat stands in a toy wagon marked "Lightning Coaster" beside a wagon box propped on wooden stakes. A flock of geese is in the bac...

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Description: Bloch dressed as a cowboy.

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Description: Young boy, Philip Mills, sitting in chair holding a board game. A toy train and toy boat are on the floor. On the left a painting is on an easel, and two f...

Date: 1964 

Description: Two-page spread from an International Harvester toy catalog, featuring an illustration of a young boy and dog riding a "Farmall 806 riding tractor and trai...

Date: 1957-10-11 

Description: Three women attend an event to display Dane County Medical Society Women's Auxiliary projects. They are, from left, Mrs. A.P. Schoenenberger, auxiliary pre...

Date: 1954-12-08 

Description: Four girls holding toys stand behind a large cut-out Christmas sleigh at West High School. They are, from left, Betty Baird, Dagny Quisling, Mary Snell, an...

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Several people peer into a storefront window on Capitol Square. This window shopping is perhaps in preparation for the Christmas holiday.

Date: 1900-03 

Description: Indoor portrait of Edgar and Jennie Krueger, at age 11 months and 17 days, posed in front of a light cloth backdrop. They are wearing matching dresses with...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Florence (Bis) Lloyd Jones and guest bedroom, in the Richard Lloyd Jones home, 1010 Walker Court (now 1010 Rutledge Court). Two dolls and a Teddy bear sha...

Date: 1958 

Description: Salvator Moshe's daughters, Mathilde and Marcia.

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1957-11-29 

Description: Empty Stocking Club's gift wrapping committee poses amidst dolls on display at Sear's toy department. Left to right: E. L. Diener, manager of the Sears sto...

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1954-11-23 

Description: John Prindle, age three, holds a toy car he received from the Empty Stocking Club, as imagined in Monte Allen's dream. The Club, sponsored by the Wisconsin...

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young child in a dress with puffed sleeves, holding a wagon with a stuffed bear.

Resource Description

Visual Materials Subject Overview

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Historical Essay

Soap Box Derby Racer

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Soap box" coaster car operated by Van Steiner in the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1957. (Museum object # 2009.56.1)

Date: 1952-12-18 

Description: Empty Stocking Club workers, Sgt. Earl Nevin and Mrs. Alice Shores (holding a musical duck). Other workers behind them are Bill Doudna, Mrs. Lucille Knoche...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter, standing nude next to rocking horse. She, along with the rocking horse and a baby carriage, are on an unidentif...

Date: 1948-03-01 

Description: Susan Severson, Michael Wonn, and Sheila Nygaard model their spring outfits in front of a display of dolls.

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