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Card Players

Date: March 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...
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Coaching Party Departing for Scottish Games

Date: August 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...
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Reverend Richard Kiefer Plays Bingo

Date: August 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 look on from be...
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Crowd at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 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,...
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Pussy Wants a Corner

Date: October 25 1912
Description: Depicts eight young men and women playing an outdoor game of pussy wants a corner.
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Ho-Chunk Men Playing Wah-koo-chad-ah

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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...
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Volleyball Match Outside Deering Works and Twine Mill

Date: September 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...
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Billiard Room at Deering Works Club House

Date: February 19 1910
Description: Eight gentlemen play billiards inside the Deering Works (factory) club house. The factory was originally built by William Deering for the Deering Harvester...
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Children in Sack Race

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

Date: August 05 1970
Description: Children playing with a pinata at night.
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Foosball Game Room

Date: December 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.
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Scrabble Game

Date: April 11 1965
Description: A hospital patient plays a scrabble game with an occupational therapist.
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Playing in Canoes on a Lake

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

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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...
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Riverbank Card Game

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

Date: May 14 1958
Description: Four women playing Mah Jongg, a Chinese game using tiles.
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Man Bobbing for Apples

Date: November 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.
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Cribbage Game at Fire Station

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

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

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