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Date: 1953-12-18 

Description: Five men work at the Empty Stocking Club Toy Depot. Left to right: Captain Leo Lewis, U.S. Marine Corps; James L. Williams and William K. Kuntz, Dane Count...

Date: 1932-04-18 

Description: Shirley Krueger sitting on a four wheeled bike (walker) next to a dog named Sport. They are sitting next to a large pile of hay.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Holiday postcard with a young woman driving an open automobile with Santa Claus in the back, he is holding gifts in his left hand. He is wearing a red suit...

Date: 1900-03-18 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger, at 11 months and 17 days old, each sitting on a chair covered with a dark cloth. They are posed in front of a white backdrop and...

Date: 1929 

Description: A boy sits on a tile floor to play with die-cast toys of International Harvester machines, including an all-steel thresher, Farmall tractors, McCormick-Dee...

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: 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...

Photograph

Farm and Home Week

Date: 1954-02-01 

Description: Patricia Thieding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thieding of Loganville, tries to unlock a door in a play item designed by Jean Hardenbergh from Lake Z...

Date: 1949-07-27 

Description: Interior bedroom in the Winfield Martin house, 2906 Lakeland Avenue. Built as a carriage house for James and Minnie Corry, in 1911, it was remodeled as a r...

Date: 1860 after

Description: Jefferson Davis, dressed as a sailor, wears a hat with the initials "JD" on it. He is holding up a wooden toy boat that flies the Confederate flag and a sk...

Date: 1944-04-05 

Description: The Yaudes children, James (7 1/2), Jimmy, (3), and Tammy (7 months), children of J. Lloyd Yaudes, 2305 Rowley Avenue, with an Easter basket illustrating t...

Photograph

Model Train Car

Date:  date unknown

Description: Model train car or street car on a short track. The car is stamped with the words "Electric Railway." The car and track are resting on a small table.

Date: 1935-12 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with Kiwalan Camp Fire girls with preschoolers, posing at a Christmas celebration near a tree decorated w...

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday postcard with Santa Claus to the left of a blazing brick fireplace with three stockings hanging from the mantle. He is holding a stocking in his le...

Historical Essay

Lead Toy Soldier Casting Kit

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Toy-Moulds set made by the Make-A-Toy Co. and used by the Asmuth family of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1930s. (Museum object #1962.228.30,A-U)

Date: 1929-07-16 

Description: A boy sits on the floor near an International Harvester cream separator to play with toy versions of International Harvester machines, including Farmall tr...

Date: 1954-09-01 

Description: A young boy plays with building blocks at the Wisconsin Diagnostic Center for the intensive study of mentally and emotionally disturbed young people. The b...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Children in the backyard of the Walker mansion. Buildings along the west side of the 600 block of South Brearly Street including Monona Apartments can be...

Date: 1951-12-15 

Description: Four members of the Lowell School cub scout pack are shown with toys they have collected and repaired for the Wisconsin State Journal's Empty Stocking Club...

Postcard

Medicine Time

Date: 1909 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...

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