Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Sociology and Anthropology


The purpose of this survey is to make a detailed inventory of the leisure time activities of the children of grades 4 to 8 inclusive, of sixteen school in the industrial area of South Side, Omaha, Nebraska, to ascertain how and where they spend their spare time. It aims also to discover what these children would like to do but do not do, together with the reasons therefore. This method provides an opportunity to study information which reflects the children's own point of view.


A Thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in the Department of Sociology of the Municipal University of Omaha. Copyright 1948, Libbie Parke

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