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Photograph

Boy with Rifle

Date: 1928-05 

Description: Boy idling away time with a rifle under a tree on the grounds of a rural school.

Date: 1963-08-18 

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

Date: 1968 ca.

Description: View from below of two boys on a jungle gym. Some of the brick buildings of the Jacob Riis Houses rise in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View up gravel walk of Syl and Lucia, both wearing hats, playing at the foot of steps leading up to a small porch and door of a house.

Photograph

Fence Sitters

Date: 1922 

Description: School friends Ethel and Eleanor fence-sit on a summer day.

Date: 1968 ca.

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

Photograph

Archery Practice

Date: 1988-09-20 

Description: A father gives his young son archery pointers in Kletzsch Park while his daughter looks on.

Date: 1963-01-11 

Description: Winter scene with two young boys playing in the snow in front of their home. Milwaukee Journal January 12, 1963 original caption: "The same snow th...

Date: 1950-08-16 

Description: A group of kids play a paper game "Air Defense" with two playground directors at a table in Vilas Park. Sitting around the table, from left, are Nancy Brin...

Date: 1936 after

Description: A view of the Marathon County Park. Many children are playing in the water surrounding a stone fountain, while others watch from the benches.

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Photograph

Skate Boarders

Date: 1977-08-16 

Description: Skateboarders take a break.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of three girls dressed as Red Cross nurses and a boy with a bandage on his head. One girl holds a U.S. flag.

Date: 1944-09-27 

Description: Group portrait of midget football team, the West End Tigers, coached by Truax Field Pvt. Ralph Deck, from Chattanooga Tennessee, with Junior Coaches Harold...

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.

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.

Photograph

Children Playing

Date:  

Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...

Photograph

Kids at the Beach

Date: 1967-07-10 

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

Date: 1927-06 

Description: Young boy and a toddler relaxing on a homemade tree swing made with an automobile seat.

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)
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