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Boys Basketball, Mount Morris Square, Manhattan

Description:Courtesy of New York City Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 22285. A row of staid 19th-century row houses defining the square's perimeter contrasts with the more active pursuits of boys on the newly built basketball courts within the park's borders.

Location: Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan
Date: April 26, 1943
Photographer: Alajos L. Schuszler


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