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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: A family playing croquet in the yard of a frame house with three chimneys. A baby carriage and exterior cellar doors are visible.

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Croquet in the Yard

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family plays croquet in the yard of a side gable frame house with a porch. A bird cage hangs from the porch and a young girl clutches a doll. A rain barr...

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Chess Match

Date: 1989-03-09 

Description: Calvin Johnson, right, Custer High School chess champion, takes on Paul Henk to defend his title.

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Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...

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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: 1900 

Description: Crowds gather at games and other attractions at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A family is gathered in a yard playing croquet. Nearby a child sits on a rocking horse and holds onto a small wagon. Behind that are some women and another...

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Mock Burial

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Description: A group of men perform a mock burial at a picnic. Four men stand around a kneeling man and "corpse."

Date: 1949-12-22 

Description: Twelve shuffleboard players who took part in the tournament at the Breese Stevens Ball Park Tavern, 1 North Patterson Street.

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Camp MacArthur

Date:  date unknown

Description: An interior view of soldiers gathered in the Y.M.C.A. game room at Camp MacArthur, on which construction began in 1917. Published by Gildersleeve.

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Description: Letterhead of Super Bowl, a bowling alley in Appleton, Wisconsin, with five captioned illustrations along the left-hand side of the page promoting the soci...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Cary and Everetta Bass with their Christmas tree. Cary holds a toy horn; Everetta holds a doll.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Large group at Syttende Mai (May Celebrations), possibly at Winnequah. Norwegian ladies are playing croquet and there is a Norwegian Flag on the side. Wome...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group posed playing croquet in front of a bank barn with a handsome cupola and lightning rods. Horse-drawn wagons are in front of the barn.

Date: 1949-05-02 

Description: Carroll Becker of Norberg Electric batting in a Madison women's softball league game. The umpire is Charlie Pendergast.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A group of veterans pose while playing horseshoes at the National Military Home, which opened in 1867. In the background, the top of the National Military...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

Date: 1944-01-25 

Description: Soldiers play a crap game at an air base near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea).

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