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Game pieces (game elements)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: The objects, usually small and of hard durable materials, manipulated directly by participants during the play of card, table, and board games.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Flying the Beam: A Game of Aerial Transport

 Item
Identifier: EPH 5045
Scope and Contents One game designed by Captain William J. Chapman and manufactured by Parker Brothers, Inc. Players spin and move pieces across a board marked to represent the challenges of flying a plane into an airport using only radio signals.
Dates: Copyright: 1941

The Rough Riders: a Game

 Item
Identifier: EPH 5050
Scope and Contents One simple racing board game for two or four players manufactured by Parker Brothers, Salem, Massachusetts as a part of its ‘Adventure Series.’ The game’s box lid depicts Teddy Roosevelt leading the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War in Cuba. The game board within is designed to represent the battlefield at San Juan Hill and is marked with ten possible routes from ‘camp’ to ‘victory.’ Players spin to advance wooden pawns along chosen routes. The first player to reach ‘victory’ wins...
Dates: 1900