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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...


Dick Lloyd Jones

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones sits on the lap of "best friend of Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Jones" and plays with a toy train car.


Forest Middleton

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton poses for his portrait in a kilt, holding a toy horse. He is standing on a chair which is draped with a cloth.

Date: 1961-03-20 

Description: St. Marks Lutheran Church members prepare and deliver toys to the children at Central Colony. Myrtle Haywood and her son, Skip, remove eyes from some of th...


German Fashion Doll

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, the photographer's wife. This early twentieth century porcelain doll was made in Nymphenburg, Germany, fr...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: Children at play while their mothers mended clothes for the Quaker relief project on a regular Tuesday session at the home of Mrs. Hilton E. (Lillian) Hann...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Assembly line packing by the Supreme Model Supply Co., a model airplane company started by Waukesha teenagers in 1940.


Christmas Shopping

Date: 1947-12 

Description: Two children, a boy and a girl, look at display of toys in a store window.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen sits in the doorway of a toy teepee playing with his sons Conrad, left, and Edward, dressed in Indian costumes. Edward wields a toy...

Date: 1907 

Description: Holiday postcard showing Santa Claus peeking around a curtain to look in on two girls sleeping in a bed. Their clothes are draped over the footboard. Santa...


Claire Alexander

Date: 1931 

Description: Claire Alexander, 12, identified on the reverse of the photograph as "Boy Champion of 4-H Club" poses wearing bib overalls and a cap with earflaps. Two oth...

Date: 1860 after

Description: An angel holding a Union flag is saying "GOD WATCHES OVER THEM". Under her gaze two children peacefully sleep under a Union flag. At the foot of the bed an...

Date: 1961-03-20 

Description: Donald Peterson, Sunday School superintendent and the Rev. J. Donald Rice, church pastor, examine some of the toys to be delivered by St.Marks Lutheran Chu...

Date: 1945-07-25 

Description: Mrs. Paul (Betty) Jensen and her daughter Karen (on rocking horse) are living with her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jensen, while her husband is in...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones and his sister Florence Lloyd Jones (Bis or Bisser) each sit in separate coaster wagons.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Young children playing with a toy wagon. An older boy pulls a young girl sitting in a chair in a wagon while another boy pushes from behind. The group is o...



Date: 1956-03-26 

Description: Three year old Jane Bush sits on a chair while hugging her pink Easter bunny.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Photomontage of Santa Claus and his reindeer riding on the top wing of a bi-plane. More sacks of toys and wrapped gifts are on the lower wing. Buildings an...

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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