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Children’s Circle; Mr. Fix-It

08/14/1953

Making Up Rhymes; “ Mr. Fix-it”; “ The Blue Umbrella”


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Series
Children’s Circle
Program
Mr. Fix-It
Program Number

105

Series Description

Daily children's radio series hosted by Nancy Harper (later Creshkoff) of the Nursery Training School, Tufts College. The series, aimed at 3-5 year olds, featured songs, storytelling, and other activities, and was originally conceived as a series based on educational principles and proven teaching methods. Unique for its time and in a marked departure from other children's programs of the day that had little educational merit.

Series was produced from 1951-1955, by different producers including: Ralph Tangney, Jack Summerfield, and Ray Wilding-White. Initially referred to as "Children's Corner" in WGBH Program Guide for week of 10/7/1951. Series release date: 10/8/1951

Program Description

Daily children's radio series hosted by Nancy Harper (later Creshkoff) of the Nursery Training School, Tufts College. The series, aimed at 3-5 year olds, featured songs, storytelling, and other activities, and was originally conceived as a series based on educational principles and proven teaching methods. Unique for its time and in a marked departure from other children's programs of the day that had little educational merit.

Series was produced from 1951-1955, by different producers including: Ralph Tangney, Jack Summerfield, and Ray Wilding-White. Initially referred to as "Children's Corner" in WGBH Program Guide for week of 10/7/1951.

Duration

00:28:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Educational
Children's
Citation
Chicago: “Children’s Circle; Mr. Fix-It,” 08/14/1953, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1ED8D6865F844C1CB8CB08439335E5CB.
MLA: “Children’s Circle; Mr. Fix-It.” 08/14/1953. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1ED8D6865F844C1CB8CB08439335E5CB>.
APA: Children’s Circle; Mr. Fix-It. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_1ED8D6865F844C1CB8CB08439335E5CB
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