Once upon a playground. A celebration of classic american playgrounds, 1920-1975. (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Once upon a playground. A celebration of classic american playgrounds, 1920-1975.

Author: Brenda Biondo; Susan Solomon; Darell Hammond
Publisher: Lebanon : University Press of New England 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An inspiring look at a world of play almost forgotten The world of play changed forever in the early 1970s, when the Consumer Product Safety Commission targeted playgrounds as potentially dangerous. 'Once Upon a Playground: A Celebration of Classic American Playgrounds, 1920-1975', offers a visual tribute to the vanishing playgrounds of the American past, celebrating their place in our culture and the collective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Biondo; Susan Solomon; Darell Hammond
ISBN: 9781611685121 1611685125
OCLC Number: 879567400
Description: 176 pages
Contents: Forewordby Susan G. SolomonixIntroduction11920s& 1930s71940s& 1950s391960s& 1970s61Afterwordby Darell Hammond149Acknowledgments151Photo Locations153Historical Image Credits155
Responsibility: Brenda Biondo; Susan Solomon; Darell Hammond.

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