Children playing on the playground in Sam Houston Park in Houston, Texas.
"Public Play Ground at Sam Houston Park (postcard)." (1909) The Heritage Society, Houston, Texas: http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36931.
The playground was built in the early 1900's. The equipment originally included swings, climbing poles and ropes, a seesaw, giant strides, sliding bars, and a teeter ladder. The original equipment was made of wood, but it was later replaced with steel pieces.
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