Courtesy of Library of Congress, "Refugees Days Full While in Greenbelt," Greenbelt Cooperative, 1 August 1940
This article was published in the Greenbelt Cooperator, a newspaper in Greenbelt, Maryland. Fifteen refugee children from Europe were visiting Greenbelt for the summer, and the article covered some of the many activities the children were involved in while they were in America, such as learning how to play baseball and to swim.
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- What evidence is there in the text to support the claim that the refugee children like it in America? How does the author describe the children? Why might these factors be important aspects to highlight in the newspaper?
- After reading this article, refer to Local Citizens will Sponsor Vacations for Refugees and Greenbelt Greets Refugee Visitors.
- This is the third article written about this topic. How does each article demonstrate the attitude of American's toward these refugees?
"Refugees Days Full While in Greenbelt," Greenbelt Cooperative, 1 August 1940. Courtesy of Library of Congress