National Geographic : 1950 Mar
© National Geographic Society A Concord Girls Learn to Like Music by Playing on Recorders The youthful musicians belong to a music apprecia tion class at Concord Academy. The recorder, a fipple flute, has a sharp, flat lip and eight holes. It is the forerunner of the modern transverse flute. Henry Thoreau, Concord sage, found relaxation in playing it. Kidiachrnies by B. A. Stewart and .1. E. Flctclcr , Amherst and Smith Flavor Literary Heritage with Their Ice-cream Cones The Smith College girl, whose campus is at near-by Northampton, visits Amherst's Valentine Hall. For years Amherst boys have "dated" Smith girls. The trio glances over The Amherst Student and a classbook. Noah Webster was a founder of Amherst College in 1821.