Crayon and stencil set in original box; on lid is "Robin Hood Stencilling, Tracing and Coloring Set..." with illustration of Robin Hood shooting bow; inside are a complete set of crayons and a set of cardboard stencils, mainly flowers and animals; on... View Full Record
Dull blue or lavender gray; simple bodice, short sleeve w/sequins, slit at neck with hooks & eyes; skirt front pulled up into drape effect on left side, hanging bow tie. Labeled "Crystal Room Wolf & Dessauer."
Donor, Mrs. Levy, wore this as her... View Full Record
Mens Wolf & Dessauer Smoking Jacket
Local men stayed on trend by donning smoking jackets. Pipe and cigar smoking was common and Fort Wayne boasted a booming cigar industry. The smoking jacket was a marriage of form and function and a useful part of a stylish gentleman's wardrobe. Its... View Full Record
Pixie-like figure with painted face (head appears to be plaster); plastic hands; metal shoes; blond hair. Clothing consists of a green cap and jumper, red cape and spats and a sliver-color collar.
Purchased by donor Mae Brenner about 1950 (abou... View Full Record
Tan skirt and jacket; jacket has one decorative closure button in a brown color; long sleeved with two pockets in the front; neckline is high and rounded; sleeves narrow to the wrists where there are slits in order to fit hands through; jacket comes... View Full Record
Light tan/cream colored, oval shaped, beret-like hat with very thin tan/brown feathers attached all the way around the brim; hat is of wool felt with a small bow on the back in the same color and fabric as the hat. Some feathers are falling off.
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Black netting with 5 rows of silver sequins sewn horizontally to netting; bottom and top sections have 3 rows of sequins, middle two sections have 2 rows.
Purchased at Wolf and Dessauer's in 1933 by donor Esther Templeton. Worn first time to Berg... View Full Record
Ladies black leather gloves; cloth lining is light grey; pair; tag (right glove) marked "Made in Western Germany EXPRESSLY FOR Wolf + Dessauer R.N. 30622". Belonged to Golda Archer, donor's mother.... View Full Record
Complete uniform including jacket, pants, hat and shirt: grey; cotton; black and gold "W&D emblem on left side; size large; two front pockets; marked "W&D MADE OF SIMPSONS Soulette Poplin".
Worn by appliance and TV repair personnel employees of W... View Full Record
Paper matchbook; red and white cover marked "W&D WOLF & DESSAUER SERVICE FOR MEN." Eleven large matches and striking surface inside. Inside lettering reads, in part, "The New Men's Grill for Lunch, 6th Floor . . . entire Balcony is devoted to the... View Full Record
Tan net with gold braid and embroidery in circular overall design cloche. Tan grosgrain and tan velvet bands at base of hat, soft brim.
Purchased at "W & D" by donor, Mildred Bahde Hendricks, for her wedding May 11, 1929. Married in parsonage of... View Full Record
Wood cabinet. Maker's tag "Model U318R1 Style T206 28 Serial No. 890679" VHF and UHF tuners. Paper tag on back "This Television Receiver is Equipped with Magnavox MAGNA-LOX The Complete Automatic Picture Synchronizer." Part of a Wolf & Dessauer tag o... View Full Record
Metal frame, silver colored; canvas covered, colors of blue and gray; collapsible top; pull down sun visor. Marked: Rock-a-Bye... MADE IN USA THE PERFECTION MFG. CO. ST LOUIS 6. MO.
Doll buggy used by Luanne Lee, who was born in 1943. Family liv... View Full Record
Aluminum with paper insert; Wolf & Dessauer store credit card issued to Mr. Joseph E. Truba, 6105 Kent Road, Fort Wayne, Ind. No. 1810-052 BZ. Back of plate stamped: "Charga-Plate Credit Token, A Farrington Product"; brown plastic case stamped:... View Full Record
Celluloid Wolf & Dessauer charge plate; drawing of original Wolf & Dessauer building on one side, inscription on green background on other side, marked: "This Certifies that Bearer is entitled to make charge purchases of Wolf & Dessauer Customers Num... View Full Record
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