Fresh Air Camp (University of Michigan) records, 1922-1979 (bulk 1967-1972).


Fresh Air Camp (University of Michigan) records, 1922-1979 (bulk 1967-1972).

The records range from 1922 to 1979 but are strongest covering the time periods 1937-1950 and 1967-1972. They are separated into four series: Administrative, Activities, Reports, and Photographic Materials. Activities documents camper programs from 1967 to 1972. The Reports series gives excellent, though scattered, information on the functioning of the camp.

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