Mary Collins’s Archive

Outdoor Play for Baby Boomers: An Audio Archive

Welcome to the Free Play Project, which celebrates the history of unstructured, spontaneous play for children in the United States by gathering audio recordings of people’s memories of stickball, marbles, and other outdoor games. Read more

Outdoor Play in the 20s and 30s: An Audio Archive

Read about the Free Play Project, which aims to collect recorded stories about outdoor games played by Americans of different generations. Read more