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Peshtigo Fire II. Fire in Town

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Rennebohm Christmas Party

Date: December 12 1944
Description: Group portrait of children and a few adults, dressed in coats and hats, posed with a man dressed as Santa Claus, at Rennebohms Drugstore #12, 2526 Monroe S...

Margery Bish Hanging Clothes on Clothesline

Date: 1890
Description: Margery Bish as a little girl wears a striped dress while hanging clothes on a clothesline. There is a doll behind her on the right.

Young Girls Playing with Dolls

Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.

Anna Gourlay

Date: January 25 1864
Description: Sixth plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Anna Martin Gourlay (1858-1864). She is seated, facing forward, wearing a short-sleeved dress, and holding a doll...

Making Dolls

Date: July 17 1957
Description: A young woman helps a girl make toy dolls out of cloth.

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Krueger

Date: December 24 1901
Description: Alex Krueger and his wife decorating a Christmas tree in their home. Flash picture.

Krueger Children at their First Christmas

Date: December 26 1900
Description: Jennie, in rocking chair, and Edgar Krueger, on a rocking horse, with small Christmas tree and toys, including wagon, blocks, and doll, displayed outside o...

Girl with Dolls

Description: Young Jennie Krueger, the photographer's daughter, sitting with her dolls on the porch.

Children Using a Telephone

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.

Children at Play Outdoors

Description: Three young boys and one girl at play near a house. Two boys are fixing the wheels on a tricycle and wagon. The girl, holding a doll, looks on and the thir...

Tannisse and David Taylor having a Tea Party

Date: 1914
Description: Photographer Herman Taylor's children sit at a little table in front of the hearth in the library.

Mother and Children Play on House Steps

Date: 1920
Description: Mother and her four children playing on the steps of a house. The children are playing with blocks, dolls and a stuffed animal.

Liberators and the Liberated

Date: February 1945
Description: GIs from the U.S. 76th Infantry Division make friends with two Yugoslav soldiers and a Russian woman who were freed from a German prison camp during World...
Book or Pamphlet

Plano Manufacturing Company Catalog

Date: 1897
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...
Book or Pamphlet

Empire Mower, Reaper and Twine Binder Catalog

Date: 1884
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for J.F. Seiberling, manufacturer of agricultural equipment, featuring an engraving of boys marching under a benner of "Vic...

Robert and Judy La Follette

Date: November 08 1934
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...

Add-a-Toy Mountain

Date: December 17 1930
Description: View of a Christmas Add-a-Toy Mountain in the RKO Orpheum theater lobby, with a girl adding a doll to the mountain of toys. The toys are on and around a ta...

Christmas Scene

Date: December 28 1928
Description: A little girl posing in a living room with a Christmas tree, toys, and a doll she got for Christmas.

Kessenich's Infant Department

Date: March 28 1927
Description: Kessenich's infant department. In the foreground is a table with a doll and stuffed toys on it, surrounded by three rocking chairs. Along the wall in the b...

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