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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...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

German bisque doll with her trunk of clothes and accessories, c. 1908. (Museum object #1966.408.1)

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: 1971-02-05 ca.

Description: Poster advertising a performance by REO Speedwagon at Dewey's. Features a toy wagon at the top.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: A doll is posed beside a miniature chair. The doll, from the collection of Alice Kent Trimpey, wears a long gown and a bead necklace. She has a tinted chin...

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Buddy L toy model S truck hauling California Sun-Maid Seedless Raisins.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family poses in a yard around a table. The grandmother appears to have an embroidery hoop in her lap. In the background on the right is a grindstone. Fur...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 500 block of State Street. Businesses include: (on Gilman Street) Wolf Kubley and Hirsig Toys, Hair House...

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Description: View of antiquarian house nursery. Room features a small fireplace, children's toys, dolls, clothing, furniture, a tea set, a high chair and a small wooden...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Forest Middleton, dressed in a fur coat and a bonnet, holds the handle of a doll buggy. The buggy carries a dog dressed in a stocking cap and sweater, as w...

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.

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: 1940-02-23 

Description: Meinhardt Raabe dressed as Little Oscar sitting in a Speed-o-Racer and shaking hands with Billy Marble. Behind them is parked the Wienermobile.

Photograph

College Dorm

Date: 1971-08-27 

Description: Deborah Weishapl of Union, NJ tosses a stuffed Snoopy doll to new roommate Kathy Vokaty of Edina, MN as they move into their dorm in O'Donnell Hall at Marq...

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.

Photograph

Violet

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A portrait of the doll, Violet, from the collection of the photographer's wife, Alice Kent Trimpey. The doll has a wax-over-composition head and is describ...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated, with son Cary holding a toy dog. Standing next to them is Lizzie Loote. They are on the steps of the Bass family home at 131 East Montell...

Date: 1901-12-24 

Description: Alex Krueger and his wife decorating a Christmas tree in their home. Flash picture.

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