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Date: 1961-05-02 

Description: Two small girls, one holding a toy, model spring dresses and shoes in preparation for the spring style show. The Opti-Mrs. Club of Middleton sponsored the...

Date: 1850 

Description: An engraving depicting a formally dressed family gathered around a Christmas tree, which is lit with candles.

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: 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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three boys and one girl playing outside Sunnyside School with a tricycle, toy wagon, and a twisted iron chair.

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Description: Koinonia Youth Camp in the Highlander Library at the Highlander Folk School. The woman in the background is identified as Septima Clark. Koinonia is a far...

Date: 1954-12-16 

Description: Studio photograph of a "Slik-Toy Dairy" toy truck against a white background.

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Description: An outdoor portrait of a seated man holding a violin and bow. A small boy with a toy wooden horse stands next to him. A dog is resting in the grass in fron...

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: 1965 ca.

Description: Woman posing with "Cuddly Dudley" stuffed animals (dogs) and International Scout pickups as part of a promotional campaign. A sign on each Scout reads "or...

Date: 1944-01-03 

Description: Patricia Fitzpatrick and her mother Frances Risdon Fitzpatrick, seated by a Christmas tree with opened presents, including several stuffed animals. Patric...

Historical Essay

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of group of people posing in front of a two-story wooden home with a large porch on which American Flags are displayed. A windmill st...

Date: ????-12-25 ca.

Description: Syl standing with a rifle next to a Christmas tree surrounded by presents, including numerous books and an "Iron Clad" wagon.

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Description: Two children playing with bubbles. A young boy sitting on the porch is making bubbles with a bubble gun, while a young girl on the sidewalk in the foregrou...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...

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...

Photograph

Having a Tea Party

Date: 1934 

Description: Shirley Krueger sitting outside at a small table with chairs having a tea party with several of her toys. Shirley sits in a chair playing with the small st...

Date: 1959-11-04 

Description: One of the gift wrapping ideas presented at the Dane County Homemakers annual Christmas tea includes a wrapping for a child's gift which includes a jump ro...

Date: 1925 

Description: View across years towards a boy looking out the window of a cab of a toy locomotive as he is moving along a set of wooden tracks. Behind him is the wall of...

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