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Description: Youngsters show concentration as they work with Yo-yos of various sizes in a contest held at Midvale Plaza Shopping Center and sponsored by Duncan Yo-Yo.
Date: date unknown
Description: Outdoor portrait of five children and various dolls in front of a small wooden structure or cabin. A boy is standing on the left side, holding the handle t...
Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...
Description: Toy department at the new Sears store, located at 1101 East Washington Avenue. A motor scooter is in the foreground.
Description: Six members of the East Side Women's Club with a dollhouse to be given to the children at the Morningside sanatorium. Seated in front, left to right, are M...
Description: After Governor Kohler signed legislation legalizing the sale of caps and cap pistols, many youth prepared to celebrate the Independence Day holiday with th...
Description: Advertising poster for International Harvester toys produced by Arcade Toys. Includes color illustrations of a toy model farm, tractor, truck, plow, wagon...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Reginald Jackson, Jr. is posed on the sidewalk in front of the family home, 415 North Carroll Street, dressed in his winter coat. The portrait is notable f...
Description: Photographic postcard of the Middleton family dog, Tootsie, dressed as a nurse, attending to Tommy the cat, who rests in a doll cradle. A bottle of "Catnip...
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...
Description: Three youngsters warm up for a yo-yo contest held at Midvale Plaza. Left to right: Pat Nitka (10), Michael Nitka (13), and Bill Goetz (11). Contest spon...
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...
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: 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.
Description: Donald Peterson, Sunday School superintendent and the Rev. J. Donald Rice, church pastor, examine some of the toys to be delivered by St.Marks Lutheran Chu...
Description: A boy sits on a tile floor to play with die-cast toys of International Harvester machines, including an all-steel thresher, Farmall tractors, McCormick-Dee...
Description: Father demonstrates controls of a mini-race car as his daughter sits in the car.
Description: Eddie Wendorf as a baby pushing a toy wheelbarrow in a yard.
Description: Holiday postcard of holly with Santa inside of an oval gold border. He is wearing a red coat, green mittens, a fur hat and has a basket filled with toys on...
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...
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