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Description: A group photograph of members of the Haydon, Brown and Shiverick families at the Brown home, 121 East Gilman Street. Tim Brown IV (center) is holding a toy...
Description: Overhead view of four children relaxing in a wading pool.
Description: A boy looks out the window of a the cab of a toy locomotive as he moves along a set of wooden tracks. Behind him is the wall of a building from which bundl...
Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 500 block of State Street. Businesses include: (on Gilman Street) Wolf Kubley and Hirsig Toys, Hair House...
Description: A man builds a Ferris wheel with an Erector set at Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig Company, located at 17 S. Pinckney Street.
Description: Boy sitting in a "McFarlan" toy car as two men and a woman look on. The group appears to be in a toy store or toy department, with other toy cars, a rockin...
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: 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...
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: Drawing submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "A Sturdy, Timely Toy For Your Youngster. General Jeep." Features a drawing of four...
Description: A father, Peter Froeming, watches as his three children George, Robert, and Roseann play with wooden blocks with small toy canoe in foreground.
Description: Christmas tree on a tabletop display in a living room, possibly in the home of Frederick King Conover. There are toys on the table and a small chair with m...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Buddy L toy model S truck hauling California Sun-Maid Seedless Raisins.
Description: Dr. Elinor Verville, left, staff psychologist serving at several of Madison's well-baby centers, discusses with Mrs. Jake Ament her baby's health and behav...
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...
Description: Back cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company. The cover features a color chromolithograph illustration of young boys racing hom...
Description: An infant wearing a diaper stands while holding onto the rails of a playpen in the corner of a room. A lamp and an upholstered chair stand nearby. Toy bead...
Description: Police Officer Robert O'Brien showing guns he carved.
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