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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.

Date: 1905-01 

Description: Young children, Jennie and Edgar Krueger, play with toys near their family Christmas tree.

Date: 1927-05-15 

Description: A young boy and girl play with International Harvester toys in front of a fireplace and feather Christmas tree. The toys include a truck, tractor, thresher...

Photograph

Toy Chimp Robot

Date: 1963-06-06 

Description: Toy distributors for Ideal Toy Corporation introduce a new toy line to dealers.

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: 1959-12-21 

Description: Martha Nelson (right) of Oxford looks on as Mary Anderson examines a toy nurse's kit she received from Santa Claus.

Date: 1961-09-27 

Description: Maxine Backer, Eleanor Pritchard and Mildred Zimdars admire a stuffed animal and an apron which were made by the Dane County Homecrafters, an organization...

Date: 1897 

Description: A decorated Christmas tree sits on a tabletop, possibly in the home of Frederick King Conover. Toys, including dolls, books, miniature furniture, cover tab...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The home of the Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house was the first p...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Christmas tree decorated with ornaments and dolls is displayed with framed portraits of a man and woman on either side. A frame of artificial snow and ic...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women standing on porch and near a house among trees, with children in the foreground sitting on the lawn. One woman is pulling a wagon. R. Rainey home, S....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Display for the Madison Toy Loan program, set up in the corner of an industrial building. Signs for the display read: "Madison Toy Loan takes toys, like th...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Duncan Butterfly yo-yo manufactured by the Flambeau Corporation, Baraboo, Wisconsin, 1988-1995. (Museum object #2001.83.13)

Date:  

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Mother and her four children playing on the steps of a house. The children are playing with blocks, dolls and a stuffed animal.

Date: 1905-01 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger sitting on the floor in their nightgowns next to the family Christmas tree with their presents. Each of them is holding a stuffed...

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)

Photograph

Toy Bank Collector

Date: 1947-04-19 

Description: Paul Pierce with his collection of toy banks.

Photograph

Boy's Wheelbarrow

Date:  

Description: Boy's wheelbarrow produced at children's carriage factory.

Date: 1942 

Description: Storefront of the Burlington Farm Machinery Corporation, an International Harvester dealership. A window display advertises scrap drives.

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