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Date: 1964 

Description: Back page of an International Harvester toy catalog. Includes color illustrations of the International Scout "miniature demonstrator" truck with detachable...

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: 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: 1964 

Description: Front cover of an International Harvester catalog of "working toy models," featuring color illustrations of a Farmall 806 tractor and an International pick...

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...

Date: 1958-05 

Description: A father, Peter Froeming, watches as his three children George, Robert, and Roseann play with wooden blocks with small toy canoe in foreground.

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Description: A boy is wading through the shallow water of Lake Michigan following a toy sailboat. In the background are sailboats tied to a dock at Gordon Lodge.

Book or Pamphlet

Santa as an Airship Pilot

Date: 1906 

Description: Santa Claus riding in the gondola of an airship with his load of toys. The illustration by Louis Fancher appeared on the December 22, 1906, issue of Ridge...

Date: 1953-07-03 

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...

Photograph

Boy Sitting on Dock

Date: 1954 

Description: The little cowboy with a toy gun on the pier is John Paul Widmer. The pier was on the Rock River at the west end of Henni Street in Theresa.

Photograph

Kid's Car

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Description: Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison, in his motorized two-seat toy car.

Photograph

Farm and Home Week

Date: 1954-02-01 

Description: Patricia Thieding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thieding of Loganville, tries to unlock a door in a play item designed by Jean Hardenbergh from Lake Z...

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Children in the backyard of the Walker mansion. Buildings along the west side of the 600 block of South Brearly Street including Monona Apartments can be...

Date: 1964 

Description: Two-page spread from an International Harvester toy catalog, featuring an illustration of a young boy and dog riding a "Farmall 806 riding tractor and trai...

Date: 1909-07-01 

Description: Stereograph of a child in a wagon with two dogs. Another dog sits behind him on the right, and a toy horse straddles the wagon tongue. The child is wearing...

Date: 1948-12-14 

Description: Members of the Allis School Pre-School and Kindergarten club in the school auditorium refinishing old toys and making other Christmas gifts for sick and ne...

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: Three people sitting indoors next to a Christmas tree. Florentina Krueger is sitting in a sofa chair, and her grandson, Robert Krueger, sits on her lap. Fl...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Syl, son of the photographer, stands next to a Christmas tree surrounded with presents, including a punching-bag and boxing gloves.

Date: 1907 

Description: Holiday postcard depicts the traditional St. Nicholas figure garbed in a long purple fur trimmed robe, red fur trimmed hat and boots. He is pushing a wheel...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

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