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Organized Athletics

by C. Ward Crampton - 1911

In the good old days when you and I went to school, three o'clock was the hour of happy release. We went out-of-doors to play, leaving the school, a place of punishment. Today, both the school and "out-of-doors'' have changed. On the whole, the streets are still, from the child viewpoint, interesting and lively places to play, but they do not stimulate play as they used to. Child instincts are more related to "stock and stone" than to asphalt and iron. This, with many other things, has made much of our out-of-doors "no good" for play.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 10, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 12 Number 6, 1911, p. 33-38
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21091, Date Accessed: 7/16/2020 12:58:16 AM

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