A cartoon of a young girl sitting on a stool, while a man takes her photograph.

A Young Girl and a Photographer

A cartoon of a young girl sitting on a stool, while a man takes her photograph.

"The endeavor of each player is to insert his hook through the ribbon loop on one of the eggs and lift it out of the ring, doing this as quickly as possible and catching as many as he can." -Beard, 1906

Angling for Easter eggs

"The endeavor of each player is to insert his hook through the ribbon loop on one of the eggs and lift…

Three girls in the rain holding umbrellas.

April Showers

Three girls in the rain holding umbrellas.

In Norse mythology, Aslog, daughter of Siegfried and Brunhild, becomes an orphan and is adopted by an old harp player, Heimir. Concerned about her safety, Heimir hides Aslog in his harp.

Aslog and Heimir

In Norse mythology, Aslog, daughter of Siegfried and Brunhild, becomes an orphan and is adopted by an…

An illustration of babies playing on floor with dolls.

Babies Playing on Floor with Dolls

An illustration of babies playing on floor with dolls.

Two young people sitting on the beach. Others are walking along the shore. There is a sailboat in the distance.

Relaxing on the Beach

Two young people sitting on the beach. Others are walking along the shore. There is a sailboat in the…

Illustration of a child holding blocks that can be used to write mathematics story problems involving addition, subtraction, and counting.

Child Counting Blocks

Illustration of a child holding blocks that can be used to write mathematics story problems involving…

An illustration of a boy and girl holding hands.

Boy & Girl Holding Hands

An illustration of a boy and girl holding hands.

An illustration of a boy and girl looking at a crab.

Boy & Girl Looking at Crab

An illustration of a boy and girl looking at a crab.

An illustration of a boy and girl playing.

Boy & Girl Playing

An illustration of a boy and girl playing.

An illustration of a boy and a girl sitting on chairs in a garden.

Boy & Girl Sitting in Garden

An illustration of a boy and a girl sitting on chairs in a garden.

An illustration of a boy and girl sitting on a hill looking at shapes in clouds.

Boy & Girl Sitting on Hill Looking at Shapes in Clouds

An illustration of a boy and girl sitting on a hill looking at shapes in clouds.

A boy and a girl

Boy and Girl

A boy and a girl

A boy and girl, sitting.

Boy and girl

A boy and girl, sitting.

An illustration of a boy and girl talking on a patio with a lake in the background.

Boy and Girl

An illustration of a boy and girl talking on a patio with a lake in the background.

An illustration of a young boy and girl feeding chickens.

Boy and Girl Feeding Chickens

An illustration of a young boy and girl feeding chickens.

An illustration of a boy throwing a ball for a dog and a girl watching while holding a doll.

Boy Throwing Ball for Dog & Girl with Doll

An illustration of a boy throwing a ball for a dog and a girl watching while holding a doll.

Three children playing with a cheerful man.

Cheerful Man

Three children playing with a cheerful man.

A child

Child

A child

Child looking out a window.

Child at Window

Child looking out a window.

An illustration of a young girl chasing after a loose chicken.

Child Chasing Chicken

An illustration of a young girl chasing after a loose chicken.

A girl crying

Child Crying

A girl crying

A child eating in a dress.

Child Eating

A child eating in a dress.

A child in bed

Child in Bed

A child in bed

A scene from the story, "The Child in the Grave."

The Child in the Grave

A scene from the story, "The Child in the Grave."

A young child looking out from the bottom of a shrub.

Child Looking Out From Shrub

A young child looking out from the bottom of a shrub.

An illustration of a young child running through a gate while holding two school books.

Child Running Through Gate Holding Books

An illustration of a young child running through a gate while holding two school books.

An illustration of a young girl wishing upon a star through a window with large drapes

Child Wishing on a Star Through Window

An illustration of a young girl wishing upon a star through a window with large drapes

Children playing with doll.

Children

Children playing with doll.

Children playing with doll.

Children

Children playing with doll.

Children holding hands

Children

Children holding hands

Children at a table

Children

Children at a table

A young boy and girl holding hands.

Children

A young boy and girl holding hands.

A boy and a girl hold hands as they take a walk near an apple tree.

Children

A boy and a girl hold hands as they take a walk near an apple tree.

An illustration of a boy and a girl following a fairy.

Children & Fairy

An illustration of a boy and a girl following a fairy.

An illustration of a boy and girl playing with a spinning top.

Children & Spinning Top

An illustration of a boy and girl playing with a spinning top.

Children dancing around the May-pole.

Children dancing

Children dancing around the May-pole.

An illustration of a boy and a girl hanging shoes on the wall.

Children Hanging Shoes

An illustration of a boy and a girl hanging shoes on the wall.

Children in a barn

Children in a Barn

Children in a barn

Boy and girl looking toward the left.

Children in profile

Boy and girl looking toward the left.

In Norse mythology, Mani drives the moon chariot at night. He finds a boy and a girl carrying a pail of water. He takes them for a ride in his chariot.

Children in the Moon

In Norse mythology, Mani drives the moon chariot at night. He finds a boy and a girl carrying a pail…

Children building card houses.

Children playing

Children building card houses.

An illustration of a boy and girl playing.

Children Playing

An illustration of a boy and girl playing.

Boy and girl playing with doll

Children playing with doll

Boy and girl playing with doll

Bookplate of two children reading with scenes from the book unfolding in the background.

Children Reading

Bookplate of two children reading with scenes from the book unfolding in the background.

Boy and girl reading.

Children reading

Boy and girl reading.

Children reading a book.

Children Reading

Children reading a book.

An illustration of a group of children riding a mule.

Children Riding Mule

An illustration of a group of children riding a mule.

An illustration of children swimming in a pond near a man rowing a boat.

Children Swimming

An illustration of children swimming in a pond near a man rowing a boat.

A cartoon of a crying girl wearing a hat and a dress.

Crying Girl Wearing Hat

A cartoon of a crying girl wearing a hat and a dress.

A girl sitting at her desk

Desk

A girl sitting at her desk

Little girl doll.

Doll

Little girl doll.

Little girl doll.

Doll

Little girl doll.

Boy and girl and their doll

Doll

Boy and girl and their doll

"Wooden dolls for children have also been discovered of various fasions, some of them precisely similar to those in use among us, and others of a different shape." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian doll

"Wooden dolls for children have also been discovered of various fasions, some of them precisely similar…

"Here she comes. Little Miss Muffett." -Beard 1906

Little Miss Muffett

"Here she comes. Little Miss Muffett." -Beard 1906

A homemade little Miss Muffett doll ready to be dressed.

Little Miss Muffett

A homemade little Miss Muffett doll ready to be dressed.

A young boy and girl riding a donkey.

Donkey Ride

A young boy and girl riding a donkey.

A young girl uses a door knocker to announce her presence.

Girl using a Door Knocker

A young girl uses a door knocker to announce her presence.

A young woman stands in the doorway holding her knitting tools.

Woman Standing in a Doorway

A young woman stands in the doorway holding her knitting tools.