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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.

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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