Outdoor Play

Dublin Core

Title

Outdoor Play

Description

City and Country School has held steady for over 100 years that play is the work of children, and is essential to their social and cognitive development. This collection features images of children working hard at play on the Roofs and Yards, with outdoor equipment, outdoor blocks, and playing games.

Items in the Outdoor Play Collection

IVs Play on the Roof Yard, 1921-22
IVs play with outdoor equipment and blocks on the Roof, during 1921-1922.

Verso of print:
Miss Stanton [Jessie Stanton, teacher]

Marni Mitchell hanging, Elizabeth Ann and Betsy on top, Betty walking

Taken by Luis Fred Dewey

IIIs Play on 12th Street Roof, 1920s
IIIs play on outdoor play equipment on the roof of the 12th Street building, with St. Vincent's Hospital in the background, in the 1920s.

IVs Play "Coal" on Roof, 1921-22
IVs play "coal" on the roof with outdoor blocks during the 1921-22 school year.

Teacher: Jessie Stanton

Students: Enrico Paglieri, Betty Elser, Seymour Cohen

Photo taken by Fred Dewey.

12 Street Roof, Block Play, 1930s
Lower School aged children play with outdoor blocks on the roof of the 12th Street building, with St. Vincent's Hospital in the background, in the 1930s.

Child with Bucket on Roof, late 1930s
A child carries a bucket on the roof in the 1930s.

Children Play on the Roof with Outdoor Blocks, 1930s
Lower School aged children play with outdoor blocks on the Roof Yard in the 1930s.

Children Playing on Outdoor Equipment in Yard, 1930s
Children play on a variety of outdoor play equipment--blocks, the glider, a tire swing, barrels--in the 1930s. Names written on the back of the photo:
Anita
Nickie
Sally and Norma and Mona
Diana and Joan
J.E. and Glenn
Harley and Pierre and…

VI Jumps Off Outdoor Block in Pebble Yard, 1964-65
Children look on as a VI enthusiastically jumps off a large outdoor block.

Verso:
Pebble Yard

Jumping: Marc _, class of 1972
Tom _, Claude _, Nicky

Children Play with Boards and Barrels, 1949
Children play on the Roof with outdoor blocks, boards and barrels in 1949. Verso of print lists: Tim, Jim, Frankie, Julie, Paul, Robert, Lyndal [IIIs Teacher]

VIs Play with Outdoor Blocks, 1948-1949
Children play in Yard with Outdoor Blocks, 1948-1949