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All children's clothing of the 1940s (217 records)

Hat, girl's, green velvet, off-white velvet gardenia-style flowers, 1940
Dress, girl's, green velvet, swiss-belt style waist yoke, 1940
Basket, girl's, tan-painted wicker, braided, green tulle bow, 1940
Dress, girl's, light blue cotton, white lace trim, 1945
Snowsuit, girl's, light blue wool, white wool yarn embroidery, c. 1945
Bonnet, girl's, light blue wool, white wool yarn embroidery, c. 1945
Creeper, baby boy's, light aqua cotton knit, embroidered turtle and duck, c. 1946
Romper, baby boy's, light blue cotton knit, button-on shorts, c. 1946
Sweater, boy's, gray cotton knit, raglan sleeves and maroon colored panels, 1942-1947
Sunsuit, baby boy's, off-white cotton, red embroidered plane and clouds, 1939-1940
Shoes, boy's, light gray leather, ankle supporting sole extension, 1946-1947
Shirt, boy's, light blue printed cotton, long sleeves, purple airplane print, 1945
Romper, baby boy's, light yellow cotton knit, yellow and pink neck band, c. 1946
Shoes, girl's dark red leather, dual straps with gold buckles, 1947-1948
Bunting, baby's, light blue wool, separate hood with shoulder flaps, 1945-1946
Dress and panties, baby's, pink cotton, Carter's, 1949
Hat, boy's, dark blue felted wool, beret style, c. 1940
Dress, girl's, pink and black striped cotton, button-down front, 1940-1945
Uniform dress, green and white heathered wool, Troop 41, Girl Scouts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1939
Sash, with merit badges, dark green oxford cotton, Girl Scouts, c. 1939
Neckerchief, red cotton, Girl Scouts, c. 1939
Socks, green heather cotton, Girl Scouts, c. 1939
Belt, green cotton, Girl Scouts, c. 1939
Uniform, black wool shirt and pants, white trim, sailor style, Sea Scouts, c. 1946
Neckerchief, blue cotton, square, R.W. Blohm, Sea Scouts, c. 1946
Sailor cap, white cotton, patch, Sea Scouts, c. 1946
Scarf slide, blue and tan, knotted, Sea Scouts, c. 1946
Neckerchief, dark blue/yellow cotton, square, Boy Scouts, 1935-1945
Neckerchief, red cotton, white logo, square, Boy Scouts, 1935-1945
Kimono girl's, blue, white and peach crepe, Japanese-style motifs, 1940-1960
Kimono, girl's, blue, off-white and brown printed crepe, Japanese-style motifs, 1940-1960
Belt, khaki cotton webbing, Boy Scouts, Sigmund Eisner Co., 1920-1940
Pin, Boy Scouts, c. 1945
Stockings, child's, light yellow knit wool, blue fold-over cuffs with colored diamonds, 1920-1940
Ballet slippers, girl's, pink satin, toe shoes, Capeizo, 1932-1950
Dress, girl's, orange and white tropical print, white box pleated pique trim, 1938-1940
Shirt, boy's, light brown cotton, short sleeves, notched collar, c. 1940
Shirt, boy's, light brown cotton, short sleeves, notched collar, c. 1940
Shirt, boy's, light brown cotton, short sleeves, notched collar, c. 1940
Shirt, boy's, light yellow linen, short sleeves, blue top stitching, c. 1935
Shirt, boy's, light yellow linen, elbow-length sleeves, blue top stitching, c. 1935
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Socks, child's, off-white knit cotton and rayon, ankle high, 1936-1942
Uniform shirt, blue cotton twill, long sleeves, Cub Scouts, Troop 27, Madison, Wisconsin, 1940-1949
Dress, girl's, navy blue acetate, sailor-style with white stitched trim, c. 1941
Bathrobe, baby's, pink rayon, frog closure, white flannel lining, 1937-1939
Crib pins, silver nickle-plated, in original package, 1940-1949
Dress, girl's, light yellow poplin, pleated white cotton collar, c. 1936
Dress, girl's, pale green sheer cotton, small dark green woven dots, c. 1938
Dress, girl's, white linen, pale blue and pink piped trim, c. 1936
Dress, girl's, yellow cotton, brown and orange cotton trim, c. 1937
Dress, girl's, pink cotton, white embroidered cotton trim, c. 1945
Coat, girl's, white sheer dotted swiss cotton, pink rayon lining, c. 1943
Romper, child's, bright blue cotton, white embroidery and hem stitching, c. 1943
Bonnet, child's, yellow wool, flat with scalloped brim and open crown, 1942-1946
Bonnet, child's, light pink crepe, ruffled pink tulle under brim, 1940-1944
Sack, baby's, pink crepe, pink smocking, 1940-1945
Dress, girl's, pastel cotton plaid, black grosgrain ribbon trim, c. 1937
Dress, girl's, light green cotton, red and dark green smocking, c. 1937
Dress, girl's, peach rayon taffeta, large tulip and daisy print, c. 1940
Pants, girl's, brown cotton twill, "Brownie" in yellow on front pockets, 1940-1949
Cap, Cub Scout, navy blue wool, gold trim, 1940-1945
Uniform, blue cotton short-sleeved shirt, shorts, Cub Scouts, 1940-1945
Neckerchief, yellow/blue cotton, triangle, Cub Scouts, 1940-1945
Belt, blue cotton webbing, black buckle, Cub Scouts, 1940-1945
Dress, girl's, red cotton, printed with black and gold stripes, c. 1947
Neckerchief, green cotton, Girl Scouts, 1930-1945
Cap, green heather cotton, Girl Scouts, 1930-1945
Hat, girl's, natural straw, velvet flowers and grosgrain ribbon trim, 1945-1950
Sack, baby's, pink rayon, kimono style with ribbon ties, 1940-1949
Coat, girl's, light blue green wool cheviot, matching leggings, 1947-1949
Coat, girl's, brown wool, matching leggings, Bloomingdale's, c. 1947
Socks, white cotton, Girl Scouts, 1930-1945
Belt, green cotton, with whistle, Girl Scouts, 1940-1949
Change purse, green suede, Girl Scouts, 1930-1950
Coveralls, child's, dark blue denim, 1925-1940
Shirt, child's, red cotton knit, printed map of US with gold star on Wisconsin, 1940-1949
Shirt, boy's, brown and red cotton plaid, long sleeves, Western style, 1940-1949
Shirt, boy's, light pink printed cotton, short sleeves, bamboo hut and palm tree motifs, 1940-1949
T-shirt, child's, off-white cotton terry cloth, "WISCONSIN" with Bucky Badger image, Body Guard, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, blue cotton corduroy, mother-of-pearl buttons, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, light blue cotton twill, yellow and red embroidered bear, young Togs, 1940-1945
Overalls, child's, blue cotton corduroy, red embroidered Navy emblem on bib front, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, light blue cotton denim, large patch pockets, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, gray cotton chambray, red apple applique on patch pocket, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, red cotton corduroy, bib front with blue embroidered lamb, 1940-1949
Pants, child's, blue cotton, added suspenders with red plastic buttons, 1940-1949
Coat, boy's, off-white cotton, gray colored plastic buttons and lining, 1940-1949
Overalls, child's, light blue cotton, printed patch with image of Walt Disney character "Pluto," 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, light green linen, two piece button-together with white linen collar, 1940-1949
Sunsuit, child's, pink linen, white linen rabbit face with ears for shoulder straps, 1940-1949
Blouse, girl's, white rayon, blue embroidered "Humpty Dumpty," 1940-1949
Shirt, boy's, off-white rayon, long sleeves, "sharkskin" material, 1940-1949
Romper, child's, off-white cotton, pink stitched smocking, 1940-1949
Garters, child's, white elastic, metal slide fasteners with rubber buttons, c. 1940
Romper, child's, off-white and green cotton, yellow and green appliqued circles, 1940-1949
Romper, boy's, red and off-white cotton, red cross stitched embroidery, 1940-1949
Romper, child's, pink cotton, white and pink dotted swiss shirt, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, light turquoise green cotton, two piece, white soutache trim, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, tan and maroon cotton, two piece, double-breasted shirt, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, light blue cotton, two piece, dark blue and red trim, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, dark red rayon, two piece, zipper pockets, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, dark red cotton, two piece, sailor style, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, off-white ribbed cotton, two piece, burgundy pants and trim, 1940-1949
Suit, boy's, bright blue linen, two piece, military-style, 1940-1949
Romper, child's, pink printed cotton, kitten cartoon character print, 1940-1949
Stockings, child's, off-white cotton knit, "Dobson Hosiery" tag, 1940-1949
Romper, child's, blue cotton chambray, red and white striped cotton trim, 1940-1949
Shoes, child's, gray-white polished leather, white shoe laces, c. 1940
Suit, boy's, off-white cotton, two piece, blue linen trim, 1940-1949
Sunsuit, boy's, white and red cotton, anchor applique and self-fabric belt, Boston Store, c. 1940
Sunsuit, boy's, light yellow and gray cotton, anchor applique and self-fabric belt, Boston Store, c. 1940
Mittens, child's, brown coarse wool, knitted, green tipped thumb and fingers, 1940-1949
Apron, girl's, pink linen, white floral print, 1940-1949
Crib cover, white cotton, zipper-up front, Snuggle Ducky, 1934-1940
Coat, boy's, black and red wool, checked weave, 1945-1949
Briefs, boy's, off-white cotton, ribbed knit, 1943-1948
Snowsuit, girl's, teal blue wool, red wool and natural chamois trim, c. 1940
Jacket, girl's, dark blue, quilted, red, blue and green figural stylized print, c. 1948
Sunsuit, girl's, white cotton, blue cotton trim and embroidery, Philippines, 1939-1941
Sunsuit, girl's, peach cotton, white cotton bib with peach floral embroidery, 1939-1941
Sunsuit, girl's, pink cotton, salmon-colored floral embroidery with scrolls and daisies, 1939-1941
Sunsuit, girl's, yellow cotton, orange scalloped and floral embroidery, 1939-1941
Sunsuit, girl's, blue and white pinstriped cotton, red woven ribbon trim with flowers, 1939-1941
Diaper cover, off-white wool, knitted, drawstring waist, 1938
Dress, girl's, white cotton, blue piping and embroidery, 1939-1941
Dress, girl's, light pink sheer cotton, white collar and embroidery, 1939-1941
Dress, girl's, pink cotton, white embroidered scalloped neck yoke, 1939-1941
Bathing suit, girl's, peach mercerized cotton knit, spiderweb patterned knit, 1939-1941
Dress, girl's, blue and white cotton, printed with stripes and colorful floral patterns, c. 1947
Union suit, girl's, light pink knit cotton, scottie dog appliques, Quickees, Harry S. Manchester, Madison, Wisconsin, c. 1940
Dress, baby's, white cotton, embroidery on net, 1935-1939
Slip, baby's, white cotton, white tatted lace trim on hem, 1935-1939
Shirt, boy's, yellow rayon print, short sleeves, blue and brown bamboo motifs, 1945-1947
Shirt, boy's, pale yellow rayon print, short sleeves, stylized scenes of Hawaii, 1945-1947
Leotard, girl's, black silk velvet, with pink, gold and green sequins, 1946-1949
Leotard, girl's, black silk velvet, with pink, gold and green sequins, 1946-1949
Dress, baby's, white cotton, white embroidery, 1942
Slip, baby's, white cotton, heart shape embroidery, 1941-1942
Socks, baby's, pink knit, 1941-1942
Bonnet, baby's, pink rayon crepe, tatted lace overlay, 1941-1942
Mittens, baby's, off-white wool knit, bright pink embroidered leaf design, 1941-1942
Dress, baby's, pink rayon, blue, pink, and lavender embroidery, 1942
Socks, baby's, light purple knit, scalloped cuff, 1942-1943
Slip, girl's, white polyester, embroidered flower and leaves, 1949-1950
Stockings, girl's, white knit cotton, 1949-1950
Panties, girl's, white knit rayon, elastic waistband, 1949-1950
Communion veil, off-white net, double-tiered with white braid trim, 1949-1950
Dress, girl's, forest green acetate/rayon velvet, American Girl, 1989-1991
Dance costume, girl's, Sugar Plum Fairy, orange silk satin and tulle, used at Kehl School of Dance, Madison, Wisconsin, 1948-1950.
Overshoes, boy's, black molded rubber, diamond impressions on sole, Ball Band, Mishawaka, Indiana, 1944-1946
Sunsuit, baby's, yellow cotton, brown embroidery with rabbit motif, 1943-1944
Suit, baby boy's, pink coarse woven cotton/rayon, white pleated cotton ruffles, c. 1944
Briefs, boy's, white knit cotton, wide elastic waistband, 1945-1946
Riding breeches, boy's, mustard yellow cotton twill, self-fabric stirrups, Louis Gaiger, 1945-1946
Highchair slipcover, blue cotton, duck and duckling embroidery, 1940-1941
Cowboy hat, boy's, red wool, gold metallic star and white ribbon trim, c. 1949
Dress, baby's, white cotton, white embroidery, 1964
Dress, girl's, pink polyester gauze, off-white eyelet waist yoke, c. 1948
Dress, girl's, red and white polyester gingham, white eyelet yoke and pocket, c. 1950
Dress, girl's, turquoise blue cotton, printed with pastel parasols and fans, c. 1948
Dress, girl's, blue and white striped cotton/polyester, appliqued tulips, c. 1949
Dress, baby's, white cotton, white lace and embroidery, Yolandede Pinna, New York, NY, 1946-1947
Socks, girl's, white cotton knit, "bobby socks" style, 1930-1950
Diaper, white cotton, rectangular, Di-Dee Kleen Diaper Service, with diaper pin, 1948-1949
Bunting, baby's, white flannel, pink ribbon trim, 1900-1940
Costume, boy's, Chinaman, 2-piece, orange & purple cotton, c. 1940
Costume hat, boy's, Chinaman, purple cotton, braided black yarn, c. 1940
Costume, boy's, clown, green and yellow cotton, Turner Hall, Milwaukee, 1940-1945
Costume hat, boy's, clown, green & yellow cotton, 1940-1945
Costume, boy's, Native American, 2-piece, olive cotton, 1935-40
Gymsuit, girl's, green cotton, embroidered with "Phoebe," Lowe, Campbell & Co., c. 1940
Handkerchief, child's, light blue cotton, printed with red and yellow Little Jack Horner, 1948-1951
Handkerchief, child's, white cotton, printed in black and blue with farm scene of boy and girl, 1948-1951
Handkerchief, child's, white cotton, printed with carousel theme, 1948-1951
Handkerchief, child's, toy cowboy theme, "Minocqua, Wis.," 1948-1951
Dance costume, girl's, dress, green cotton, Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943
Dance costume, girl's, dress, brownish red cotton, Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943
Costume, girl's, "midget wedding" ballet, bride's, 3-pc, 1940
Dance dress, girl's, brown & white cotton, 2-pc, Leo Dance, c. 1940
Tutu costume, girl's, blue satin and lace, 1940
Dance costume, adolescent girl's, dress, sheer black polyester, worn by Jo Ann Kehl, Madison, Wisconsin, c. 1952
Tap shoes, girl's, black leather, 1938-1940
Ballet shoes, girl's, pink satin, suede toes, 1945-1949
Jacket, girl's, Mexican-themed applique, 1948
Hat, girl's, Mexican-themed applique, 1948
Dance costume, girl's, Valentine theme, 6-pc, 1949
Tap dance costume, girl's, cowgirl, 4-pc, red cotton, 1949-1950
Diaper cover, off-white synthetic yarn, knitted, 1944-1946
Diaper cover, off-white rubber, Worthmore, 1944-1946
Sweater, baby's, off-white and pink cotton, knitted, 1944-1946
Bonnet, baby's, off-white and pink cotton, knitted, 1944-1946
Bootees, off-white and pink cotton, knitted, 1944-1946
Bootees, off-white cotton and wool blend yarn, knitted, pink ribbon feed, 1944-1946
Sweater, baby girl's, pink wool, hand knit, 1945
Coat, girl's, tan wool with pink trim, 1946-1948
Bathing suit, girl's, blue and yellow, 1948
Apron, girl's, white cotton with green and red print, c. 1945
Dress, girl's, pale yellow cotton voile, pink flowers, ribbon trim, 1941
Dress, girl's, pink print, white trim, 1941-1942
Dress, girl's, pink, blue and white trim, 1942-1943
Dress, baby's, pink rayon, smocked, blue trim, 1939-1940
Dress, girl's, yellow with flowers, Cinderella, 1943-1944
Communion dress, off-white nylon, tucks, lace and ribbon trim, 1947
Communion slip, off-white nylon, lace trim, 1947
Coat, girl's, pink cotton, white crocheted lace, 1941-1942
Skirt, girl's, blue cotton, white embroidery, 1943-1944
Blouse, girl's, white cotton, lace trim, 1943-1944
Hair brush, child's, pink and ivory celluloid, swan design, 1940-1945
Soap dish, child's, pink celluloid, swan design, 1940-1945
Powder puff case, child's, pink celluloid, swan design, 1940-1945
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