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Date: 1935-04-29 ca.

Description: A woman outdoors next to a house stands over a large, black pot, possibly doing laundry. Four children play around the woman near the entrance.

Historical Essay

1957 Soap Box Derby Racer

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

"Soap box" coaster car operated by Van Steiner in the All-American Soap Box Derby in 1957. (Museum object # 2009.56.1)

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Two young boys sitting in a car wearing hats and sunglasses, play cops and robbers. One of the boys is thought to be Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison. App...

Date: 1950-07-10 

Description: Three boys playing a game of "washers" at the Olbrich park playground, one of the thirty parks included in the summer playground program sponsored by the B...

Date: 1982 

Description: Three young boys play in a small whole dug into the sand filled with water. Their bodies and swimsuits are covered in muddy sand.

Date: 1902-01-01 

Description: Syl standing in front of a fence holding a slingshot.

Photograph

Spot Lunch Diner

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: A little girl rides a tricycle in front of the Spot Lunch diner, a former streetcar. The Spot Lunch was located at 640 Williamson Street and owned by John...

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Description: A group of boys take a boxing stance near two men standing on a street corner, in front of a building that has "Milwaukee Beer" painted on it.

Date: 1967-09-22 

Description: An African American boy twirls a "hula-hoop" around his neck.

Date: 1955-11-18 

Description: Patricia Mathisen (Mrs. George), member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority alumnae group, sponsor of the Nursery School for Slow Learners at the First Congregat...

Date: 1925-09 

Description: Kenneth Chipman riding a toy railroad engine on the farm of W.W. Chipman. Worked by footpower and with a working whistle bell, the toy engine follows track...

Photograph

Kids Running

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of four girls runs through a yard toward the camera on the east side of Madison.

Photograph

Boys in KISS Makeup

Date: 1978-06 

Description: Two boys are in the midst of a game of tug of war. They're dressed in overalls, jeans and t-shirts and are in full KISS makeup. KISS was a rock band which...

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Description: Two children playing with bubbles. A young boy sitting on the porch is making bubbles with a bubble gun, while a young girl on the sidewalk in the foregrou...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of five children and various dolls in front of a small wooden structure or cabin. A boy is standing on the left side, holding the handle t...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones, Florence Lloyd Jones (Bis or Bisser) and Jenkin Lloyd Jones outside on a platform swing.

Date: 1949-10-08 

Description: Third graders at Lincoln School as Bar-None ranch hands singing and square dancing around a "campfire" in the gymnasium. Four couples, boys dressed as cowb...

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Description: View from street of a group of ten children sitting on the curb of a street. Behind them are a house, trees, and a man on a bicycle. Seven of the ten child...

Date: 1967 

Description: A group of children of migrant worker families playing a ball game in a circle with an adult who has his back to the camera at a Waushara County Labor Camp...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A group of children posing on and beneath a wooden playground slide. There is a barn in the background.

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