[Dr. Ernest E. Naylor]

Tuesday, July 31, 1945

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Naylor, the Assistant Curator of the New York Botanical Garden, explains to the audience where the Botanical Garden is, the types of flowers they can see (especially the lilies, rose garden, and rock gardens), and activities for their children (the banana tree, the chocolate tree, the rubber plant, the economic house). Information about starting an urban garden. A helpline for gardening questions. Upcoming mum show, free lectures and movies every Saturday.

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Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69672
Municipal archives id: LT858

Hosted by:

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher


Ernest E. Naylor


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About How to Have Fun with Your Children

New York City is a modern Fairyland; offering you and your children something for every taste and fancy if you but know where to find it!

Mrs. Becky Reyher interviews distinguished guests on How to Have Fun With Your Children (1945-1948) in the city. The consensus? Fun is where you find it!

"Monday through Saturday at 10 o’clock serves the housewife and the homemaker, and on Tuesdays in the month of July, a new feature with Becky Reyher, freelance writer and author of the book 'Babies and Puppies are Fun,' and a guest star." So says WNYC announcer Tommy Cowan on the introduction to the July 3, 1945, program.


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