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Children’s Circle; Little Red Lighthouse

08/25/1953

Water sounds, boat play, lighthouse keeper.


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Series
Children’s Circle
Program
Little Red Lighthouse
Program Number

7

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

00:27:21

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Educational
Children's
Citation
Chicago: “Children’s Circle; Little Red Lighthouse,” 08/25/1953, GBH Archives, accessed May 18, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_0C1C9D2B9F5B43B3B3A6C160153B7614.
MLA: “Children’s Circle; Little Red Lighthouse.” 08/25/1953. GBH Archives. Web. May 18, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_0C1C9D2B9F5B43B3B3A6C160153B7614>.
APA: Children’s Circle; Little Red Lighthouse. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_0C1C9D2B9F5B43B3B3A6C160153B7614
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