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Photograph

Children With A Dog

Date:  date unknown

Description: A toddler holding a toy stands outdoors on a lawn next to a baby sitting in a toddler table and a dog. In the background is a pier and a lake.

Date: 1953-06-23 

Description: Wolff, Kubly and Hirsig Company opens new store on Monday, June 29th. Pictured is the second floor which is devoted to toys, sporting goods, trains, record...

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Description: Studio portrait of three Ho-Chunk boys posed in front of a painted backdrop. In the center a Ho-Chunk boy is posed sitting wearing a suit, hat, and necktie...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

Date: 1962 

Description: Crewman are Brown and sons, Bill, 13 (right), and Bruce, 9. They plan to call their road the MBB Granite Railroad--for Martin, Bill, Bruce, and Montello, w...

Photograph

Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

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

Historical Essay

1957 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:  

Description: Posed portrait of Henry H. Bennett's "first" family posed in their home.

Date: 1873 

Description: Reverend H.A. Preus and his family pose seated outdoors in front of the Spring Prairie parsonage.

Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Toy department at the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue. A motor scooter is in the foreground.

Date: 1930 before

Description: Holiday card of Santa Claus knocking on a door in a hall with a brick floor. He is wearing a brown coat and hood, with a sack of toys on his back, a basket...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women stand on porch and near house in trees, while children sit for the picture on the lawn. One woman pulls a wagon. R. Rainey home, S.E. corner of 6th a...

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: 1961-12-08 

Description: A boy looks at a science set in a store toy department.

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...

Photograph

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: 1956-02-09 

Description: Three women and a girl sit and chat at a table while making toys for a Madison hospital. Shown as they sew and stuff cloth toys, are (left to right) Hattie...

Date: 1932-01-06 

Description: A man builds a Ferris wheel with an Erector set at Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig Company, located at 17 S. Pinckney Street.

Date: 1949-11-16 

Description: Colored drawing including animals and trees used as background for a toy display, H.S. Manchester Inc., 2 East Mifflin Street.

Date: 1942 

Description: Close-up of a storefront window of the Burlington Farm Machinery Corporation, an International Harvester dealership. The window display includes posters pr...

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