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Date: 1874 

Description: Engraved view of Rood's Glen. A boy plays with a toy boat at bottom left while two men and a woman talk at bottom right. Two other figures can be seen in t...

Online Exhibit

Toy Stories

Read and share stories about favorite childhood toys and games.

Date: 1967 

Description: Mary Lee Griggs, director of the Play School at Neighborhood House, with Elizabeth Schuch, Joseph Oliva, Joseph Pelitteri, and Yoshi Goto. Two of these chi...

Date: 1945-12 

Description: Robert W. Kleinheinz in stroller when he was one year old. He was born on December 31, 1944, and his parents are William J. and Lucille Kleinheinz, 1023 S...

Date: 1942 

Description: Annabel Nelson places three rubber toys on a scale, presumably to donate them to the war effort, while F.E. Williams looks on. The two crouch on the groun...

Date: 1907 

Description: Holiday postcard depicts the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur trimmed robe, red fur trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a wheel...

Date: 1942 

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

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Description: 

We were promised, we were told
that candy came in stripes and boxes

But some was stacked,
like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes<...

Photograph

Three Dolls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Three dolls from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey, are posed seated at a small table with a tea set. The dolls date from the m...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Cary and Everetta Bass with their Christmas tree. Cary holds a toy horn; Everetta holds a doll.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Seven children wearing coats and hats play in front of a roofed entrance of two-story house. One child has a tricycle, another is holding a doll. An automo...

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Description: Small girl posed standing on a porch with a doll buggy.

Photograph

Souvenir Booth

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman staffing a souvenir booth at a fair. Souvenirs being sold include pinwheels and flags. The booth has "NOVELTIES" and "SOUV" painted on its sides....

Date: 1949-05-04 

Description: Mrs. Margaret Mentzner, a fulltime employee of the Family Service Agency, is shown caring and cooking for two small children whose mother is sick and absen...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: A view of a street in the central business district. A restaurant with a group of men in front on the left. Three children with a wagon on the right. A hou...

Photograph

Killdozer

Date: 1995-02 

Description: Publicity photograph of the three band members of Killdozer, a Madison, Wisconsin rock band. From left to right are Bill Hobson, Michael Gerald (holding ci...

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...

Date: 1910 

Description: Holiday postcard showing Santa Claus behind the steering wheel of his motorized sleigh. Holly fills the front and pine boughs fill the back. He is wearing...

Photograph

Inkle Looms

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two girls seated on a bench outdoors and working inkle looms.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Several people peer into a storefront window on Capitol Square. This window shopping is perhaps in preparation for the Christmas holiday.

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