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Children’s Circle; Traffic Lights

02/19/1953

Mr. Policeman, Make Way for Ducklings


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Series
Children’s Circle
Program
Traffic Lights
Program Number

49

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

00:28:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Children's
Educational
Citation
Chicago: “Children’s Circle; Traffic Lights,” 02/19/1953, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92E92CA7CC384F7C8B784B318F0CDAD5.
MLA: “Children’s Circle; Traffic Lights.” 02/19/1953. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92E92CA7CC384F7C8B784B318F0CDAD5>.
APA: Children’s Circle; Traffic Lights. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_92E92CA7CC384F7C8B784B318F0CDAD5
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