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Description: Tony Italiano of Waukesha, founder of the Supreme Model Supply Co., with a large model airplane.

Date: 1900-12-26 

Description: Jennie, in rocking chair, and Edgar Krueger, on a rocking horse, with small Christmas tree and toys, including wagon, blocks, and doll, displayed outside o...

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: 1925-09 

Description: Kenneth Chipman riding a toy railroad engine on the farm of W.W. Chipman. Worked by footpower and with a working whistle bell, the toy engine follows track...

Date: 1939-05-06 

Description: Small Union News Company merchandise display case. The display features dolls and stuffed animals at the Chicago & Northwestern Train Depot, 219 South Bla...

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: A young Jimmy Clark dressed as Baby New Year for 1954. He stands on top of a case of Adler Bräu wearing cowboy boots, underwear, and a sash reading 1954. H...

Photograph

Defending the Igloo

Date: 1932 

Description: Winter scene with boys in winter coats and hats aiming toy stick guns while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms...

Photograph

Playing on Rocks

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger playing with Effy Goetsch Carr on a pile of rocks. All three children have toys in their hands.

Photograph

Model Train Set

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Description: Studio view of a model train on a table with model buildings, carriages and people. There is a backdrop curtain behind the table.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A girl wearing a dress and knee socks is sitting in a wooden chair while playing with a two-room dollhouse. An infant is sitting in a chair in front of the...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...

Date: 1885 

Description: A die cut holiday card that has moving parts. When the string at the bottom is pulled, pictures of children appear and disappear. The image is of a decorat...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An unidentified girl wearing a bonnet pushing her doll in a small stroller across the lawn.

Date: 1915-12 ca.

Description: Laurie (oldest), Muriel and James Peterson posing with a decorated Christmas tree. James is holding a square object in his hands. Behind them is a parlor o...

Date: 1927-07 

Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester toys produced by Arcade Toys. Includes color illustrations of a toy model farm, tractor, truck, plow, wagon...

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...

Date: 1955-11-14 

Description: Woman makes a small adjustment to an interior room in a dollhouse.

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