[Mrs. Dowelsgard]

Tuesday, July 24, 1945

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

You can't buy fun across the counter. Fun is a state of mind, a feeling in the heart. If you want fun for yourself and children, you must find it.

Mrs. Dowelsgard (?), of the Bronx Park Children's Zoo, talks about the Zoo's location and rules, keeping animals healthy, and the different kinds of animals at the zoo. New York Zoological Park.

Concludes with Cowan commentary, an announcement about the upcoming Around New York program, and a commercial from the CDBO about canning.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69666
Municipal archives id: LT857

Hosted by:

Rebecca Hourwich Reyher


Tommy Cowan


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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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