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Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Miriam and Ruth Bennett wading in river near Romance Cliff at sand bar above High Rock.

Photograph

Cantwell Children

Date: 1944-06-10 

Description: Portrait of the four Cantwell children of 2801 Monroe Street, on a slide at Edgewood School. From top, Michael, Jeffrey, Connie, and Roger.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Girls turning rope for a young boy to skip outside the Sunnyside School in Cook County.

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Description: Letterhead of the Lullabye Furniture Corporation of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, with children in various poses holding the letters of "Lullabye" and the slog...

Date: 1897 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Plano Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers, headers, reapers, and hay rakes. The cover fea...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Large group of children wading in the water in a small pool. The girls are holding up the edges of their skirts, and the boys are pulling up their pants. A...

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)

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Description: A large group of boys stand and sit on the bulkhead of a powerhouse before a flood. The boys could dive under one side of the structure and swim to the oth...

Date: 1939 

Description: A young boy and a young girl playing in their kindergarten classroom. Desks, chairs, easels, a fireplace, and a broom are visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a young girl playing in the leaves in the yard of a two-story wooden house. A man and woman and a dog stand watching in the background on the far l...

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Description: Two children playing with bubbles. A young boy sitting on the porch is making bubbles with a bubble gun, while a young girl on the sidewalk in the foregrou...

Date: 1947-12-23 

Description: Three teenagers posed on the steps of the toboggan slide at Hoyt Park. Ascending the steps are Al Gay, Mary Homann, and Ruth Ann Gay. Two young boys are st...

Date: 1938-06 

Description: Page from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with images of a spring outing taken by the Bluebirds? and the Orioles children's groups. Children are pl...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of five children and various dolls in front of a small wooden structure or cabin. A boy is standing on the left side, holding the handle t...

Photograph

Having a Tea Party

Date: 1934 

Description: Shirley Krueger sitting outside at a small table with chairs having a tea party with several of her toys. Shirley sits in a chair playing with the small st...

Date: 1925 

Description: View across years towards a boy looking out the window of a cab of a toy locomotive as he is moving along a set of wooden tracks. Behind him is the wall of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large group of boys are standing and sitting on the bulkhead of a powerhouse before a flood. The boys could dive under one side of the structure and swim...

Photograph

Max the Dog

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Description: The Brandel family dog Max is dressed in doll clothes and held up by Mary Brandel.

Date: 1952-06-24 

Description: Jean Christenson and Craig Olafsson playing on a swing at the Shorewood Hills Play School, a summer recreation program at Shorewood Hills schools and parks...

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