As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Ding Dong School: Over-the-Shoulder Coloring Book

Ding Dong School: Over-the-Shoulder Coloring Book

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description (Brief)
Ding Dong School Over-the-Shoulder Coloring Book [illustrator unknown](Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., 1955).
A small red-plaid paper bag with a photo of Miss Frances on the cover, includes a side pocket for crayons and a green cord handle for carrying. cora side pocket for crayons h a cord handle A sma
One of the first educational shows for very young children, the television series, Ding Dong School, was first broadcast out of Chicago on WNBQ in 1952 and was syndicated in 1959. The host was Dr. Frances Horwich, known as "Miss Frances."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coloring book
date made
1955
publisher
Whitman Publishing, LLC
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Racine
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 8 in x 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 20.32 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
1992.0634.045
accession number
1992.0634
catalog number
1992.0634.045
Credit Line
Gift of Western Publishing Company, Inc. (through Richard Bernstein)
subject
Entertainment, general
Children's television programs
Education
Television
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Little Golden Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Note: Comment submission on our collection pages is temporarily unavailable. Please check back soon!

If you have a question or require a personal response, please visit our FAQ or contact page.