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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.