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Series I: Apparatus



  • 1911-1936

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 4 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Bureau of Recreation Photograph Collection consists of four boxes of 893 images, primarily photographic prints with a few film negatives, depicting activities sponsored by the Baltimore Bureau of Recreation, the Playground Athletic League, and the Children’s Playground Association from 1911 to 1936. The images encompass children from different ethnic and racial groups at parks, playgrounds, public schools, and public libraries engaged in various recreational and leisure time activities.

There are also two Children's Playground Association membership cards in Series XXVIII.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States