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New York Is Greeted with Warm Weather (Children on Central Park Playground Swing)

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By 1900 swings entertained children in city parks and on school playgrounds. Within a few decades, many Americans had swing sets in their own backyards. Few outdoor activities so nicely reward physical coordination and the risk taking needed to swing just a little higher.

  • Material: paper
  • Object ID: 116.6674
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