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Gallery - What did children do in our park?

Historic documents and images of children in public parks.

Children’s entertainment
Children’s entertainment
Children boating and sitting by the water
Children boating and sitting by the water
Children watching and feeding ducks, 1908
Children watching and feeding ducks, 1908
Documentary sources
Documentary sources
Documentary sources
Documentary sources
Playground equipment, 1950s
Playground equipment, 1950s