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Date: 1963-08-18 

Description: Old houses in a residential neighborhood with women and children at play.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Winter scene with children throwing snowballs outdoors. The children are wearing hats and coats. There are trees and the roofs of houses in the background.

Photograph

Dick in Sandbox

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Richard "Dick" Lloyd Jones in a sandbox with a toy train car.

Photograph

Swimming Safety

Date: 1944-06-14 

Description: Carol Ann Nelson and her sister, Patty, observing the sign stating the hours that lifeguards are on duty at the beach.

Historical Essay

Original Model Barbie Doll

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Barbie doll purchased in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, c. 1961. (Museum object #1972.17.10)

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of individuals playing croquet outside of a cabin or hotel near Devil's Lake. In addition to those playing croquet, there are also individuals on the...

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Description: Gaylord Nelson and Sherman Benson as boys in front of the Nelson home during the winter with a dog and sled.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children and a few adults (possibly teachers) hold hands in a circle while other children stand by or swing under a tree in a rural setting. Horse-drawn ca...

Date: 1947-12 

Description: Winter scene with two children leaning against a snowman.

Photograph

Kid's Car

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Description: Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison, in his motorized two-seat toy car.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A one room Greek Revival schoolhouse with bell tower. A boy is in front, wearing a broad-brimmed straw hat and climbing a tree.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A large slide at Pease's Resort on the shore of the Upper Eau Claire Lake. Children are in the water near stairs that go up the hill.

Photograph

Little Boy in Curls

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Reginald Jackson, Jr., of Madison, posed on the sidewalk in front of the family home, 415 N. Carroll St., dressed in his winter coat. His mother used this...

Date: 1901-07-04 

Description: Syl, Gordon and Harold playing with fireworks on a lawn. A hammock strung between two trees is visible in the background.

Date: 1950-10-30 

Description: Nakoma School kindergarten children stand on the playground while playing cowboys and Indians. Three boys are wearing Indian headdresses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three boys pose outdoors in a field with snow. Two boys, one holding a stick or a whip, sit in a miniature wagon. The other boy stands holding the wagon to...

Date: 1903-07 

Description: Jennie and Edgar Krueger sitting on the porch steps in their night gowns. Both are looking down at a toy they are holding in their hands, Jennie an owl and...

Date: 1984-07-17 

Description: Two young boys in action playing soccer.

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Description: Group of younger campers sitting and standing on a wood seesaw near trees.

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