Game type: poetry

Poems written by Dr Dorothy Howard (nee Mills) extracted from the compilation 'Texas Poets: An Anthology of Verse by 83 Contemporary Poets' edited by Henry Harrison and published by Poetry Publisher in 1936. This document features the following six poems written by Dr Howard: 'The Bridge is Long', 'Mist World', 'Alien', 'Entreaty', 'Multiple' and 'Tangent', which appear on pages 154-156 of the publication.

One of a collection of poems and other creative writings by children's folklorist Dr Dorothy Howard. Dr Howard came to Australia in 1954-55 as an American Fulbright scholar to study Australian children's folklore. She travelled across Australia for 10 months collecting children's playground rhymes, games, play artefacts, etc. The original fieldwork she collected during this period is held in the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC) at Museum Victoria and includes index cards, letters and photographs.

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Photocopied, typed extracts from publication; black text on paper. Three detached pages printed on one side only. Includes a front cover with an illustration and the poems 'Convocation' and 'Oil'.

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