The game of croquet took the Anglophone world by storm in the late 19th century. Eventually eclipsed by tennis as a social sport, croquet remained hugely popular through the early 20th century.
Croquet at camp, Rye, New Hampshire
Croquet at Crystal Lake Park, June 25, 1936
Croquet on the lawn
Playing croquet in side yard, Fort Pelham Farm
Playing croquet, Carlisle Indian School, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, ca. 1900
Shirley Temple playing croquet, 1930s