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Valentine Children

Date: 1947-02-04 

Description: Ann Liddle, three years old, daughter of Prof. and Mrs. Clifford (Ruth) Liddle. She is seated in a rocking chair holding a doll.

Date: 1949-02-25 

Description: West High School pupils Muriel Showers and Anna Pronin watch Pamela Showers, 15 months, and Joan Gmeinder, 7, model two of the outfits that clothing studen...

Date: 1949-02-15 

Description: Johnny Rengstorff looks for a missing hamster near a piano, while Danny Steihl, Susan Lorenz and Phillip Johnson watch. Judy Erb examines the hamster's cag...

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)

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: 1900 ca.

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

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Description: A boy named Henry rolling down a hill in an old nail keg. Part of the Highlander Folk School nursery. There is also a girl in the background with another...

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1954-11-23 

Description: Jeffery Radder, age five, holds a football he received from the Empty Stocking Fund, as imagined in Monte Allen's dream. The Club, sponsored by the Wiscons...

Date: 1942 

Description: Milwaukee blockman Dale Thomas pins a "MacArthur Week" button on Charles Landaal, operator of Landaal Brothers, an International Harvester dealership. The...

Photograph

Defending the Igloo

Date: 1932 

Description: Boys in winter coats and hats aim toy guns of sticks and boards while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms the ba...

Photograph

C. Glenn Goodsell

Date: 1957-04-26 

Description: C. Glenn Goodsell uses machinery in his basement shop where he repairs toys during his retirement.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Family grouping at Christmas tree. From left, J. Robert Taylor's wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, daughter Donna, son Frederick, and daughter Ellen.

Photograph

Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.

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Description: Group portrait of children and adults, some carrying stuffed animals, in front of the library at the Koinonia Children's Camp. Ruthie Hartford in the cente...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Three unidentified children sit in chairs in front of a Christmas tree. Two of the children hold dolls; the third holds a push toy. The tree is decorated w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: J. Robert Taylor and his wife, Alma Reinhardt Taylor, photographed in the front yard of a home with three young girls. The youngest girl is holding the han...

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Photograph

Romper Room

Date: 1957-06-14 

Description: "Miss Nancy" (Eunice Spindler) and five "pupils" sit at tables on the set of WMTV's Romper Room.

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