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I. The Thematic Framework

XXXIV. Recreation

This theme is concerned with leisure activities of people in the United States, including sports and games, vacationing and tourism, other participatory and non-participatory activities, and those individuals who have contributed significantly to the recreational life of the United States.

A. Sports
1. Olympics
2. Baseball
3. Football
4. Basketball
5. Tennis
6. Cricket
7. Squash
8. Rowing
B. Spectator Pastimes
1. Amusement Parks
2. Roller Coasters
3. Carousels
4. Circuses
5. Zoos, Aquariums, and Planetariums
6. Worlds Fairs
7. Racing
8. Festivals and Pageants
9. Rodeos
C. General Recreation
1. Resort Hotels and Spas
2. Resort Communities
3. Other

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