Series I: Apparatus
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
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.
- From the Collection: Baltimore (Md.). City Department of Recreation and Parks. Bureau of Recreation (Organization)