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Date: 1935-01-24 

Description: Washington School kindergarten class, 217 N. Broom Street, with children playing in a boat built of blocks.

Date: 1978-02-14 

Description: "Valentine's Day party in Theresa Public School gymnasium."

Date: 1939 

Description: A group of students playing in their kindergarten classroom with a large train model.

Historical Essay

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: 1939-09 

Description: Children play on a playground while a teacher watches from the porch of a one-room schoolhouse. The school building is still located in Grant County, on Hi...

Date: 1955 date unknown

Description: Mark, the photographer's son stands ankle deep in snow with a dog, and smiles as the snow continues to fall. The family was sledding north of Appleton near...

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Description: A boy named Henry rolling down a hill in an old nail keg. Part of the Highlander Folk School nursery. There is also a girl in the background with another...

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.

Photograph

Defending the Igloo

Date: 1932 

Description: Boys in winter coats and hats aim toy guns of sticks and boards while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms the ba...

Photograph

Harmonica player

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Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica.

Photograph

Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

Description: A boy and girl play in the sand at the beach.

Date: 1898-08-28 

Description: Syl playing with toy boats at a small pond at Reservoir Park. Other children and adults are around the pond which is on a hill. In the background below the...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three boys and one girl playing outside Sunnyside School with a tricycle, toy wagon, and a twisted iron chair.

Date: 1952-06-24 

Description: Left to right: Cathy Vau Dell, Carol Stokes, and John Davis play in a sand box at the Shorewood Hills Play School, a summer recreation program at Shorewood...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A car is parked on the street in front of a row of houses. Children are playing in the front yards. There is a large tree in the foreground. Men are workin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of children playing outside adobe homes in a residential area.

Date: 1952-06-24 

Description: Dick Miyagawa, recreation director and supervisor of the summer Shorewood Hills Play School, gives pointers on playing a ukelele to Lucina Meloy,left, and...

Date: 1925 

Description: Children play games behind a fence, and in the foreground other children play in a sandbox on a school playground next to several buildings.

Photograph

Roller Skating

Date: 1944-07-20 

Description: Children roller skating on the Olbrich playground tennis court as part of city Recreation Department summer activities.

Date: 1952-06-24 

Description: Gilbert Peterson sits in a tree at the Shorewood Hills Play School, a summer recreation program at Shorewood Hill schools and parks.

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