icon for Home page
icon for Kid's Home page
icon for Digital Collection
icon for Activities
icon for Turns Exhibit
icon for In the Classroom
icon for Chronologies
icon for My Collection

Online Collection

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
Contact us for information about using this image.

label levels:

Skating is a winter recreation that has long been enjoyed by children and adults alike. Young adults particularly enjoyed skating parties as an occasion to socialize in the winter. In this photograph by the Allen sisters of Deerfield, Masachusetts, a girl, wearing the requisite skirt, is probably being helped by her brothers.


top of page

Learning to Skate

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   1904-1906
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.1954

Look Closer icon My Collection icon Detailed info icon

ecard icon Send an e-Postcard of this object

See Also...

Sleighing in a One-Horse Cutter

Ice Sledding

button for Side by Side Viewingbutton for Glossarybutton for Printing Helpbutton for How to Read Old Documents


Home | Online Collection | Things To Do | Turns Exhibit | Classroom | Chronologies | My Collection
About This Site | Site Index | Site Search | Feedback