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Card Players

Date: 03 20 1965
Description: Several men engaged in a serious card game at the Milwaukee Municipal Social Center, one of several centers devoted to social and recreational programs for...

Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: 08 31 1909
Description: A coaching party of festively clad men, women, and children departing for the Annual Scottish Games sponsored by the St. Andrews Society. Some participants...

Reverend Richard Kiefer Plays Bingo

Date: 08 06 1934
Description: Reverend Richard Kiefer of Sacred Heart monastery in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, joins in the bingo competition at a Catholic picnic, as women and children a...

Crowd at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: 08 15 1942
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,...

Pussy Wants a Corner

Date: 10 25 1912
Description: Depicts eight young men and women playing an outdoor game of pussy wants a corner.

Ho-Chunk Men Playing Wah-koo-chad-ah

Description: Six Ho-Chunk men are standing and kneeling around a blanket playing Wah-koo-chad-ah (Moccasin), a favorite game. A typical dwelling (chipoteke) is in the b...

Volleyball Match Outside Deering Works and Twine Mill

Date: 09 26 1914
Description: Employees of International Harvester's Deering Works take a break from a volleyball match outside the factory. The match pitted workers from the twine mill...

Billiard Room at Deering Works Club House

Date: 02 19 1910
Description: Eight gentlemen playing billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harves...

Children in Sack Race

Date: 08 11 1971
Description: Children wearing large sacks up to their waists and racing each other.


Date: 08 05 1970
Description: Children playing with a pinata at night.

Foosball Game Room

Date: 12 30 1976
Description: Elevated view of young people playing foosball in The Game Room, a former pizza restaurant, owned by Rosemary Mantekas at 2655 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue.

Scrabble Game

Date: 04 11 1965
Description: A hospital patient plays a scrabble game with an occupational therapist.

Playing in Canoes on a Lake

Description: Two women try to knock each other off of their canoes while standing and swinging brooms at each other.

Cliff House Croquet Court

Description: Devil's Lake vicinity. View of the Cliff House courtyard and croquet court. Three men and one woman are playing croquet. Two women are on the second floor ...

Riverbank Card Game

Date: 1910
Description: Two men smoking pipes and playing cards in the grass along a riverbank.

Mah Jongg Game

Date: 05 14 1958
Description: Four women playing Mah Jongg, a Chinese game using tiles.

Man Bobbing for Apples

Date: 11 10 1963
Description: A college male successfully plunges for an apple while a college female looks on.
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Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.

Cribbage Game at Fire Station

Description: Fireman playing cribbage in a quiet moment at the Dayton and Randall Streets Fire Station Number 4 with spittoon in the foreground.

Frisbee Catch

Date: 07 20 1988
Description: Young men clamor to catch a Frisbee during a beach game.

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