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Date: 1954-12-08 

Description: Four girls holding toys stand behind a large cut-out Christmas sleigh at West High School. They are, from left, Betty Baird, Dagny Quisling, Mary Snell, an...

Photograph

Cary Bass with Hoop

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: Woman sitting in a chair reading, with one child on a rocking horse and another child in a high chair.

Date: 1958 

Description: Salvator Moshe's daughters, Mathilde and Marcia.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A wooden fence with widely spaced pickets is in the foreground. Behind it is a family in the yard of a frame house that has vines covering its windows, nic...

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...

Date: 1878 

Description: Cartoon of "Santa Claus Belated" by a fireplace delivering toys and speaking to a figure representing New Year 1878 saying, "Here we are again."

Date: 1958-10-14 

Description: Three young girls, children of members of the East Side Women's club, model at a style show presented at a meeting of the club. Pictured from left to right...

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: 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: 1947-03-08 

Description: Police Officer Robert O'Brien showing guns he carved.

Date: 1895 

Description: A decorated Christmas tree displayed on a tabletop in a living room with toys and books displayed in front of it, possibly in the home of Frederick King Co...

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Description: A group of children, part of Highlander Folk School's nursery, making a train with wooden crates.

Date: 1949-12-07 

Description: A display of stocking dolls, rabbits, and cats made by members of the Margaret Street Club for distribution to underprivileged children by the Wisconsin St...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for a cast-iron Avery tractor replica toy. The location of the Avery Company is identified as Peoria, Illinois.

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...

Photograph

Family Group

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A family group of mother, father, two daughters and son sit on the ground in front of a house with a stone foundation. A tripod arrangement of a toy shove...

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: 1934-11-08 

Description: Robert La Follette, 8, holding large wooden boat, and Judy La Follette, 5, holding a doll. They are the children of Governor-elect Phillip La Follette and...

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Description: Tony Italiano of Waukesha, founder of the Supreme Model Supply Co., with a large model airplane.

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