Wednesday, January 18, 2017

New Deal Story Hour

Above: The description for this photograph reads, "Story telling at Avondale Park [Birmingham, Alabama]. Sponsored by Park and Recreation Board 1936. Story hour held daily on 46 playgrounds throughout the City by WPA and NYA workers." Photo courtesy of the National Archives.

Above: A WPA poster advertising a WPA "Story Hour Club." This poster was created in Illinois, by Shari Weisberg, between 1936 and 1939. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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