Collections of old photos offer much pleasure. Here is a collection of babies and children from our collection, photos taken from about 1890 through the 1920s. In many cases we aren't sure who the subjects are, but they were clearly well-loved.

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The apple is partly eaten A rich collection of toys Possibly at Conneaut Lake PA Wisconsin, circa 1890 Unknown boy, dog and man Kansas, circa 1900. Learning to walk is tiring New stuffed rabbit Child and toy Some baby but mostly dress Circa 1920 Cleveland Ohio A parent must have designed this A startled reaction From Lafayette county Wisconsin Vigorous and joyful girl The lady in black is Ella Rowe Cadwell.  There is a friend and two babies. Elsa's mother 1908 Three Reed sisters about 1908, Kansas Just two Reed sisters -- Why?