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Edgewood Kindergarten

Date: August 26 1932
Description: Edgewood kindergarten play corner with children, including Jack Kurth, Alex McCormick, Kathleen Kellogg, Dorothy Fox, Bobbie McCormick, and Patsy McCarthy....
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Kindergarten Students

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Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...
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The First Kindergarten in America

Date: 1928
Description: Exterior view of the school established by Mrs. Carl Schurz, which is often considered the first kindergarten in America.
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Margarethe Meyer Schurz

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Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Mrs. Margarethe Meyer Schurz, the first kindergarten teacher in the United States.
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Kindergarten Astronauts

Date: October 11 1968
Description: Kindergarten students wear space helmets they made from buckets as part of a class project designed to interest them in current events. A cardboard "Apollo...
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Washington School Kindergarten

Date: January 24 1935
Description: Washington School kindergarten class, 217 N. Broom Street, with children playing in a boat built of blocks.
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Kindergarten Iceboat

Date: March 11 1932
Description: Children in the morning kindergarten class at Draper School, 910 W. Johnson Street, posing around an iceboat they built. Richard McVicar is sitting to the...
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Kindergarten Grocery Display

Date: October 29 1930
Description: Six kindergarten children wearing aprons stand in front of a classroom grocery display at Lapham School, 1436 E. Dayton Street.
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Making Pumpkin Pie

Date: November 22 1954
Description: Kindergarteners at Dudgeon School in Mrs. Virginia Price's class make a pumpkin pie. Ready to add the egg is Nancy Olmstead, manning the beater is Julie Du...
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Students and Teacher in New Classroom

Date: January 09 1953
Description: Mrs. Carol Massen, kindergarten teacher, works with her kindergarten class in a new classroom space. The classroom was part of an addition that included fi...
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Schurz's First Kindergarten

Date: 1947
Description: Side view of a monument erected on the site of Mrs. Carl Schurz's first kindergarten in America.
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Schurz's Kindergarten Monument

Date: 1947
Description: Front view of a monument erected on the site of Mrs. Carl Schurz's first kindergarten in America.
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Kindergarten

Date: 1928
Description: View of the building which housed the first kindergarten in Wisconsin, opened by Mrs. Carl Schurz in 1856.
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Kindergarten Class

Date: 1899
Description: Students raise their hands in a kindergarten class at Crow School.
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Shorewood Hills Kindergarten

Date: February 21 1947
Description: Shorewood Hills kindergarteners shown constructing furniture. From left to right are: Caroline Lindberg; Armond Moll; Margit Johnson; John Marshall Nelso...
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Shorewood Hills Kindergarten

Date: February 21 1947
Description: Group portrait of 15 Shorewood Hills kindergarten students and the teacher.
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Small Children Sitting in a Circle

Date: 1900
Description: A group of small children, probably Flora LeClaire's kindergarten class, sits in a circle on the floor of a classroom. Various decorations adorn the walls...
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Children at School Table

Date: 1900
Description: Children in a kindergarten class sit around a table with their teacher, probably Flora LeClaire. The calendars on the wall indicate that this photograph w...
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Caged Turkey at Longfellow School

Date: November 17 1948
Description: Six Longfellow School kindergarten students admiring a turkey in a cage. They named the turkey "Cindy" as they learned about turkeys as part of their schoo...
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Randall Elementary School Kindergarteners Making Applesauce

Date: October 12 1949
Description: Randall Elementary School kindergartners are shown making applesauce under the supervision of their teachers Marguerite Drew and Lois Griskavich. Left to r...

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