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Boys in a Camp Workshop

Boys in a Camp Workshop
CSS Description
Box 300 Folder 18 #7002 Stamped A. Tennyson Beals Photo probably Ward Manor In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, lower right corner, facing page 33. Section heading: CAMPS ... How AICP Fresh Air Camps Help give Children A Good Start in Life. In a 33 page, 11 x 14 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (1) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937. (The 1937 is the only indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture facing p. 23. Caption: Encouraged to work with hand and brain, boys learn wood-carving, clay-modeling, carpentry, and other manual arts at Boy's Camp classes. Out-of-door camp activities include nature study, swimming, baseball, boxing, fishing. Men who know boys, and understand how to win their friendship, open fascinating new worlds to youngsters free the crowded tenements.
Item Information
Title
Boys in a Camp Workshop
Date
circa 1935
Item Number
4
Photograph Number
7002
Format
photographs
Corporate Designation
New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor
Annotation on Back
Boys Camp
Places
Red Hook (N.Y.)
Topics
Workshops; Ward Manor (Red Hook, N.Y.); Recreation; Children; Camps; Boys
Creators
Beals, A. Tennyson
Box and Folder Number
12: 54
CSS Description
Box 300 Folder 18 #7002 Stamped A. Tennyson Beals Photo probably Ward Manor In AICP "93rd Year Book, 1935-1936." Spot in composite picture, lower right corner, facing page 33. Section heading: CAMPS ... How AICP Fresh Air Camps Help give Children A Good Start in Life. In a 33 page, 11 x 14 pamphlet entitled, "ON FOUR FRONTS - AICP Fights Poverty by (1) Restoring Families to Self-Support, (2) Building Health, (3) Giving the Kids a Break, (4) Caring for the Aged." At bottom of title page: 1843-1937. (The 1937 is the only indication of when this pamphlet was published. There is no other date on it.) Picture facing p. 23. Caption: Encouraged to work with hand and brain, boys learn wood-carving, clay-modeling, carpentry, and other manual arts at Boy's Camp classes. Out-of-door camp activities include nature study, swimming, baseball, boxing, fishing. Men who know boys, and understand how to win their friendship, open fascinating new worlds to youngsters free the crowded tenements.