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Public Playgrounds Commission

[Record group 60-103-1]
Agency Function
This commission has ceased to function. The work of the Commission helped the City to create a new Department of Recreation in 1911.

Agency History
Mayor John E. Reyburn appointed the Public Playgrounds Commission on 27 May 1909, following a joint City Councils resolution empowering the Mayor to appoint such a commission, to conduct a study of the city's need for playground facilities and a report with recommendations for filling such needs.

Archival Records
60-103-1.1 Reports (1910)


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