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View a large gallery of Wisconsin residents playing: bowling, dancing, curling, sailing, skateboarding, skating, skiing and snowmobiling.

Date: 1913 

Description: Children playing in a sand box, or "sand garden" at the Woodlawn School garden. American flags are planted in the sand and a teacher or older child is hold...

Date: 1910-03 

Description: Anna Fox and Rosella as children playing with and on a sledge “drawn” by a wooden horse named Caesar.

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Sledding

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: A child in a stocking cap sleds down a course of piled snow at the side of the Hotz family home.

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View from below of two boys standing in a doorway opening of an abandoned brick building in the East Village.

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Skate Boarders

Date: 1977-08-16 

Description: Skateboarders take a break.

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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: 1925 

Description: Young children playing at the park. Original caption reads, "Beacon playground — about 800 daily attendance. Splendid arrangement of playground and athleti...

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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: 1931 ca.

Description: Children play on swings in front of the imposing Port Wing Consolidated School. It is two stories tall, with wood frame construction, a tall sandstone foun...

Date: 1929 

Description: Hand-colored image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with a group of children and two women playing a circle game outdoors.

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...

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Description: Children playing on the playground at the State Fair. The children form lines to climb up the two tall ladders to slide down a pole. Several children are n...

Date: 1959-05 

Description: Party in honor of Edward (son of Eva Lauffer Deutschkron), Deutschkron's Bar Mitzvah, at Deutschkron's. Children, from left: Debbie Stern (cousin), Bruce W...

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Girl on Seesaw

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A girl with bobbed hair wears a one-piece playsuit, knee socks, and buckled sandals while playing on a seesaw (teeter totter).

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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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Playground Scene

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Larry Downey, Tommy Halverson, upside down, Buddy Halverson, Larry Tollen and Ronny Kather are playing on the climbing bars at Marquette School.

Date: 1944-12-12 

Description: Sydney Ann, age 4, kneeling beside her baby sister, Stephanie, who is bundled into a sled. The girls are the children of Mr. & Mrs. John Warren Fish, 816...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Three young children playing with a wagon in a squalid alley between rows of impoverished houses. Trash and rubble litter the alley.

Date: 1950-10-30 

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

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