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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Boy sitting in a "McFarlan" toy car as two men and a woman look on. The group appears to be in a toy store or toy department, with other toy cars, a rockin...
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.
Description: View looking down at a father and daughter walking on the sidewalk along the shore of Lake Mendota at James Madison Park. The father is playing with a bask...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle.
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.
Description: Outdoor portrait of the Edgar Krueger family. Elna and Edgar kneel in the grass, each holding a dog at their side, while their daughter, Shirley Krueger, s...
Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.
Description: One of the gift wrapping ideas presented at the Dane County Homemakers annual Christmas tea includes a wrapping for a child's gift which includes a jump ro...
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...
Description: Shelly and Mary Louise Grossman, and their children Keith and Julie, load items including teddy bears, suitcases, and boxes into an International Scout tru...
Description: Two children playing with bubbles. A young boy sitting on the porch is making bubbles with a bubble gun, while a young girl on the sidewalk in the foregrou...
Description: Rocking horse produced at children's carriage factory.
Description: Gifts of dishes, radio-phonograph, wire recorder, toys and books are enjoyed by children at Lapham School. Roundy's Fun Fund provided these and more items...
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: date unknown
Description: Outdoor portrait of five children and various dolls in front of a small wooden structure or cabin. A boy is standing on the left side, holding the handle t...
Description: A young man launches his toy sailboat in the lagoon.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: Harold Calder, wearing bib overalls and a cap, poses with his calf, which won second place at the Cambridge Festival in 1931. There are chickens, a small c...
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...
Description: Alex Krueger and his wife decorating a Christmas tree in their home. Flash picture.
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