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Description: Gaylord Nelson and his brother Stannard play behind the office of their father A. N. Nelson.

Date: 1927-08-05 

Description: Elephants drinking water from a wagon pulled by a McCormick-Deering industrial tractor outside a circus tent belonging to the Sells-Floto Circus. Circus wo...

Date: 1955-07-11 

Description: Three children, Jackie LeTourneau, Debra Ranes, and Ester Thayer, play in the tot lot at the Neighborhood House, 768 West Washington Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A child sitting on a small chair in front of a dresser holding a stuffed toy. A doll is sitting on a bench nearby.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A group of six children play on a frozen pond on the right. The Dunham School and trees appear inside a fence on the left, and the ground is covered with s...

Photograph

Tree Sitter

Date: 1930-07-11 

Description: Paul Vilbrandt, age 10, stands by a tree and ladder at the 1200 block of West Dayton Street, hoping to break the tree sitting record of Jimmie Clemons of R...

Date: 1956-01-29 

Description: Portrait of two of the winners from the city speed skating finals at Vilas park, Carol Stokes and Kathy Stokes.

Date: 1965 

Description: Young girl and younger boy roughhousing.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

German bisque doll with her trunk of clothes and accessories, c. 1908. (Museum object #1966.408.1)

Date:  date unknown

Description: Children play in Forest Park at the Chautauqua Grounds, an institution founded in 1874. Residences can be seen beyond the playground at right. Published...

Photograph

Superior Bookmobile

Date: 1938-08-30 

Description: A group of children lines up outside the entrance to the Superior Bookmobile (an International truck), parked in a playground area. Other children holding...

Date: 1924 

Description: View down a wide, tree-lined neighborhood street. Well-maintained lawns and houses can be seen on the left. A man with a reel mower is working in a yard, a...

Date: 1932 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House with images from the Play School: a group of children posing outdoors with buckets and a parasol, director...

Photograph

A Stone Fight

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Description: Children having a stone fight in an unpaved alley or street in an underprivileged neighborhood. Some of the boys are holding trash can lids as protection,...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1944-09-27 

Description: Carol Kopp adjusting the helmet on David Hoeveler, a member of the West End Tigers, midget football team.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of children play volleyball during recess outside of a school building. Additional children play on a see-saw behind them.

Date: 1938-08-30 

Description: Three girls stand at the entrance of the Superior Bookmobile (an International truck) holding books. A child playing tennis is in the background. The origi...

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

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