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Description: Outdoor seated group near lake shore playing cards at Walter Dahl's class reunion.

Date: 1949-05-02 

Description: Action in a Mendota League softball game in Vilas Park. The batter is Bob Olson of Philgas. The catcher is Charcoal Grill's Armstrong. The umpire is Vito S...

Date: 1954-07-04 

Description: Children under the age of five bustle about while scrambling for peanuts thrown on the ground during the Fourth of July parade.

Photograph

The Cat's Cradle

Date:  

Description: Father and daughter playing Cat's Cradle at the Memorial Union on Lake Mendota.

Date: 1949-06-12 

Description: "American Legion Picnic at Firemen's Park."

Photograph

Kids Running

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of four girls runs through a yard toward the camera on the east side of Madison.

Photograph

Boys in KISS Makeup

Date: 1978-06 

Description: Two boys are in the midst of a game of tug of war. They're dressed in overalls, jeans and t-shirts and are in full KISS makeup. KISS was a rock band which...

Photograph

Riverbank Card Game

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men smoking pipes and playing cards in the grass along a riverbank.

Date: 1967 

Description: A group of children of migrant worker families playing a ball game in a circle with an adult who has his back to the camera at a Waushara County Labor Camp...

Date: 1957-11-16 

Description: Wisconsin player Ron Steiner (#15) nears the Illinois end zone for a touchdown during the University of Wisconsin vs. Illinois football game.

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Chess Game

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: William Middleton, left, plays chess against an unidentified opponent. Williams' son, Forest, with chin in hands, watches with an unidentified man and wom...

Photograph

Chess Sets

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A collection of chess sets displayed on a table with Walter Thomas Mills' 1904 book "The Struggle for Existence."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tom Every (Doc Evermor) at his house in the Highlands. He is standing and holding one of the nickel plated pins on a wall-mounted Big Six Wheel or Wheel of...

Photograph

High Jump

Date: 1916-06-13 

Description: Men and children, mostly boys, crowd around a high jump hurdle during a school festival.

Date: 1928-11-05 

Description: Mautz Cigars and Billards window display, 832 University Avenue, advertises Chesterfield Cigarettes with a football motif.

Date: 1949-04-18 

Description: After four weeks of qualifying play, the champion of the Southern Wisconsin shuffleboard tournament was to be declared the following Sunday afternoon and n...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. Seven children play "Andy-Over-the-Schoolhouse", a game in which they throw a ball over...

Book or Pamphlet

Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884 

Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Photograph

Turtle Game

Date: 1994-06 

Description: "Players coax on turtles at the 'Turtle Game' at Firemen's Park."

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Boy Playing Marbles

Date: 1940 

Description: A boy is crouching on the ground playing a game of marbles outdoors in the dirt. In the background is a building with an open doorway.

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