Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Sociology and Anthropology
Dr. T. E. Sullenger
Recreation as a social force is being called upon today to contribute strength and vigor to our nation in its struggle for victory. Through its services to the armed forces both at home and abroad and through the services rendered on the home front, recreation is meeting the challenge of a democracy aroused to action. The average man on the street sees recreation as somthing desirable but not as a necessary service. The purpose of this thesis is to present the contributions of the recreation movement in the national war effort and to hasten the acceptance of recreation as a necessary and vital service. The title of this thesis, therefore, shall be "Recreation and the War Effort in the United States With Special Consideration Given to the North Central Region".
Collins, Dean Smith, "Recreation and the war effort in the United States, with special consideration given to the North Central region …" (1943). Student Work. 377.
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