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Page 3 - The purpose of this examination, as explained to me by you, was to apply to the present condition of the Detroit parks an appreciatively critical eye, unfamiliar with the exact steps by which that condition has...
Page 9 - ... district because the people there are doubly in need of such an example, for its educational value as well as for the direct pleasure which it may give them.
Page 3 - Detroit parks an appreciatively critical eye, unfamiliar with the exact steps by which that condition has been attained and with the particular obstacles which have stood in the way of still further excellence, but thoroughly familiar with the general conditions and standards of park work in American cities.
Page 5 - ... are liable to make such immense differences in the quality of the results that...