The East Bay Activities Center was established as a non-profit organization in 1952 and held forth as its mission to serve emotionally disturbed children of normal intelligence between the ages of 5 and 12. This is a panel discussion on this unique Bay Area experiment in dealing with disturbed children. Elsa Knight Thompson moderates, and the participants are Mrs. Kenneth Hayes, President of the Board of Directors of the Center; Mrs. Frederic Carpenter, Director of the Center; Dr. Elinor B. Harvey, consulting psychiatrist; Mrs. Norah Barr, psychiatric social worker; and Mrs. David Lemon, a teacher at the center. Recorded by GGB, 5 Feb 59.
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