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4 edition of American playgrounds found in the catalog.

American playgrounds

their construction, equipment, maintenance and utility ...

by Everett Bird Mero

  • 371 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by The Dale association in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Playgrounds

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementedited by Everett B. Mero, with special contributions and extracts from writings of Joseph Lee, E. B. De Groot ... and other authorities.
    ContributionsLee, Joseph, 1862-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV429 .M42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination293, vii p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7016205M
    LC Control Number10003661
    OCLC/WorldCa1873510


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"Evolution of American Playgrounds" by Joe Frost is licensed under a Creative Commons. How the American playground was born in Boston As children’s play spaces evolve, the spirit behind the original 19th-century “sand garden” is on the rise again By Ruth Graham Globe.

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Joseph Lee ( – ) was a wealthy Bostonian, who trained as a lawyer but never practiced law, and is considered the "founder of the playground movement." He was the son of Henry Lee, a Boston banker, and Elizabeth Perkins Cabot Lee of Brookline, was a social worker, author, and mater: Harvard and Harvard Law School.

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