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Edmonds Playground

Dekalb Ave. between Adelphi St. and Carlton Ave.


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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Ronald R. Edmonds (1935-1983) was an African-American known in New York for his expertise in the field of education and his commitment to improving public schools. Edmonds was born on May 24, 1935 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Michigan in 1964 and a master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. In 1973 he received a certificate from the Administrative Career Program at Harvard University.

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