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Sports Festival, Ralph Avenue and Madison Street, Brooklyn


Description:Courtesy of New York City Parks Photo Archive. This sports festival was held by the Parks Department on Madison Street, an extra-long "super block" in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn that was able to accommodate events such as an 888-yard relay…more.

Sports Festival, Ralph Avenue and Madison Street, Brooklyn

Courtesy of New York City Parks Photo Archive. This sports festival was held by the Parks Department on Madison Street, an extra-long "super block" in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn that was able to accommodate events such as an 888-yard relay race. There were also potato sack races, a standing broad jump competition, and races for small children. The event was sponsored by Buy-Rite discount stores.

Date: October 8, 1966

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