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Authors: Cassia Campbell
Date: December 9 2013
Subject: Playgrounds
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:17597
Description: The entrance to Daniel M. McDonald playground. An suv blocks the entrance.
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Playgrounds
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18601
Description: New York City Parks Department sign at Martins Field, part of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground site.
Authors: Rudy Hartmann
Date: March 6, 2016
Subject: Playgrounds
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18629
Description: The playground at Martins Field, adjacent to the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground site.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: October 30, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18516
Description: This Rockaway playground, adjacent to the ocean, has been heavily damaged following Hurricane Sandy. The matting has been displaced, and debris and sand cover the ground where seawater has pooled.
Date: August 29, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22996
Description: Boys play basketball on the grounds of the new Forest Hills Cooperative low-income housing project, at 108th Street and Horace Harding Expressway.
Date: Aug 29, 1975
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:23023
Description: Christine Landrin and Nicole Oberlander enjoy themselves on the playground of the new Forest Hills Cooperative low-income housing project, at 108th Street and Horace Harding Expressway. Behind them ar ... More
Date: October 28, 1975
Subject: Parks | Playgrounds
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32700
Description: A young boy hesitates at the top of a slide, in a playground at Braddock Park, 239th Street and Braddock Avenue.
Date: January 28, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22475
Description: This view looks down on a playground in the Pomonok Houses.
Date: January 28, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22616
Description: A group of children play street hockey on a playground in the Pomonok Houses.
Date: July 24, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22579
Description: Mrs. Felix A. Testa gives daughter Adele a ride on a swing at Kissena Park.
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18515
Description: A Rockaway playground is destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. The sea water that swept through this area also rushed into the street beyond. The playground is located right next to the ocean, so it is a wond ... More
Authors: Monika Luchowska
Date: November 2, 2012
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:18528
Description: This Rockaways playground lies in ruin following the storm. The matting has been uprooted and it has been inundated with beach sand. The swings remain standing, but where later cut down anyway as a pr ... More
Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33645
Description: Laurie (Beckoff) Wellman describes her experience learning to take risks through play at Torsney park (now the Torsney/Lou Lodati Playground) in Sunnyside Queens in the 1950's.
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Date: 2017
Type: Essay manuscript
Identifier: aql:33594
Description: Laurie (Beckoff) Wellman talks about how due to the overcrowding of P.S. 150 in Sunnyside the community along with Rabbi Chaim Meskin, the rabbi of the Young Israel of Sunnyside (on 45th Street, betwe ... More
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Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18128
Description: Tristian Goik would go to Torsney Playground for Arts and Crafts during his childhood in the early 1990s. He made a coaster for his mother. This clip was originally posted on the Sunnyside Sound Proje ... More