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Park Farm Contest


Description:Courtesy of Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 16080. A two-acre farm garden at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem was built in 1911, providing over 1,000 plots that went through two growing cycles each summer.

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
Date: April 4, 1939
Photographer: Max Ulrich

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