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Date: 1954-11-25 

Description: Toy department at the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue. A motor scooter is in the foreground.

Date: 1948-02-04 

Description: Mothers of young children view display of "New Uses of Familiar Things" at the University of Wisconsin Farm and Home Week. Pictured left to right: Susan M...

Date: 1909 

Description: Embossed postcard with a drawing of Santa Claus wearing driving goggles and driving an automobile. A Christmas tree and several toys are loaded in the back...

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1954-11-11 

Description: Marcia Holten, age 3 and a half, holds a Musical Duck pull toy she received from the Empty Stocking Club, as imagined in Monte Allen's dream. The Club, spo...

Date: 1949-07-16 

Description: Advertising proof for International trucks, featuring a color illustration of a couple of boys waving at a passing semi-truck (tractor-trailer). Includes t...

Date: 1909 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa and a little girl. He wears a long red fur trimmed coat, a red hat, carries a sack full of toys and is using a walking stick. The...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cabinet posed studio portrait of a young child with a toy in hand and formal dress.

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: 1949-12-21 

Description: Dozens of contributed stuffed toys are examined by volunteers for The State Journal Empty Stocking Club. In the front row, left to right, are Alice Shores...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1944-11-11 

Description: The window of Rennebohm's Drugstore #2, 204 State Street, displaying Santa Claus and an array of stuffed animal toys, mainly Teddy bears.

Date: 1912 

Description: Holiday postcard of Santa Claus inside of an upside down horseshoe. He has his finger alongside his nose and is wearing a red suit and hat with blue trim....

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898) is shaking the hand of a woman, possibly his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen. Someone has apparently just...

Photograph

Empty Stocking Club

Date: 1950-11-12 

Description: Three women carry a basket of dolls and teddy bears to be distributed to children through the Empty Stocking Club. Left to right: Mrs. William (Shirley) G...

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Valentine Children

Date: 1947-02-04 

Description: Ann Liddle, three years old, daughter of Prof. and Mrs. Clifford (Ruth) Liddle. She is seated in a rocking chair holding a doll.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Reverend Carl Christian Aas (1843-1898) and family gathered outside around a table. There is a rocking horse and baby carriage in the view. The stone house...

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Little Boy in Curls

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison, posed on the sidewalk in front of the family home, 415 N. Carroll St., dressed in his winter coat. His mother used this...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A formally dressed family pose around a Christmas tree, probably in their living room. A man is sitting at a piano on the left side, with his hand resting...

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