WGBH Openvault

Children’s Circle; Travel


horses, cars, airplanes, stretch and roll music, bicycle exercise, Little Car, Gabriel

License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Children’s Circle
Program Number


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

Panelists: Lesli Gordon, The Travel Collaborative; Debbie Crockett, Malmberg Travel Group; Tom Vise, Vista Travel; Jay Larson, Omni Travel; Bob Weiss, editor, Travel New England.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Chicago: “Children’s Circle; Travel,” 09/23/1954, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F5C0060B259D4119B24E88E9D235DDC9.
MLA: “Children’s Circle; Travel.” 09/23/1954. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F5C0060B259D4119B24E88E9D235DDC9>.
APA: Children’s Circle; Travel. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_F5C0060B259D4119B24E88E9D235DDC9
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.