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Fred Rogers Photograph

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 27 Mar 2013

Biographical History

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (often shortened to simply Mister Rogers) is an American children's television series. Created and hosted by American educator, songwriter and Presbyterian minister Fred Rogers, the show ran for nearly forty years (1963-2001).

VanBuren Elementary School is in Baldwinsville, New York. The teacher to whose class the photograph is inscribed, Nan Milden, taught at VanBuren from 1954-1999.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Fred Rogers Photograph consists of a photograph of television personality Mister Rogers, with a small monkey seated on his shoulder. The photograph is inscribed and signed by Mr. Rogers to a first-grade class at VanBuren Elementary School in Baldwinsville, New York.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Rogers, Fred.

Corporate Bodies

VanBuren Elementary School (Baldwinsville, N.Y.)
WCNY (Television station : Syracuse, N.Y.)

Associated Titles

Mister Rogers' neighborhood (Television program)


Children's television programs.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Fred Rogers Photograph,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2013.

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