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Recreation agencies -- United States -- History -- Sources.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

National Recreation and Park Association records

Identifier: SW0313

The records of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The NRPA was formed in 1965 after the merger of multiple recreation organizations. The collection includes photographs, audio-visual materials, documents and artifacts. The majority of the records relate to the NRPA. Others organizations that merged to form the NRPA are also partially documented.

Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1972

National Recreation Association records

Identifier: SW0074
Abstract Records of the National Recreation Association, founded in 1906 as the Playground Association of America and later known variously as the Playground and Recreation Association of America (1911), National Recreation Association (1930), and National Recreation and Park Association (1965). Among the materials included are minutes, annual reports, annual meeting programs and proceedings, general administrative and financial records, scrapbooks, board and executive council minutes, surveys of...
Dates: 1906-1989