NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS PRESS RELEASES, AUGUST-DECEMBER 1934

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Search Terms relevant to New Deal:

Civil Works Administration [disappeared in Spring 1934]
C.W.A.
Department of Public Works
Federal Reemployment Service
Federal Re-employment Service
Home Relief
National Reemploymont Service
Public Works Administration
Temporary Emergency Relief Administration
T.E.R.A.
Work Relief 
Works Division of the Department of Public Welfare (which is TERA)(explain)

Other interesting search terms:

Bill Robinson
Advertising signs

New Deal projects announced in this archive:

22 Aug 1934  Brooklyn    Expansion of Liev Eriksson playground
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   New Playground, Sheriff, Broome, and Delancey Sts
22 Aug 1934  Queens      New playground on Corona Avenue and 102nd Street
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   New Playground on Houston Street, Essex and Norfolk
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   New Playground on Houston Street at Ludlow Street
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   New Playground on Houston Street at Sixth Ave
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   Opening of Christie-Forsythe Park
22 Aug 1934  Manhattan   Opening of Jackson Square, 8th Ave and Horation St.
23 Aug 1934  Manhattan   Remodeling and enlargement of Columbus Park.
 5 Oct 1934  Manhattan   New playground at Houston and Essex Streets.
 8 Oct 1934  Queens      New playground at Corona Ave and 102nd Street
 8 Oct 1934  Brooklyn    Two new play areas in Liev Erikson Park
 8 Oct 1934  Manhattan   Mounting of Columbus statue in Columbus Park
 8 Oct 1934  Manhattan   New playground at Baxter, Mulberry, and Park Sts
18 Oct 1934  Brooklyn    New playground at Park Ave and Taaffee Place
18 Oct 1934  Manhattan   New playground at Cherry, Monroe, and Gouveneur Sts
25 Oct 1934  Manhattan   New playground at Sheriff, Broome, and Delancey Sts
25 Oct 1934  Brooklyn    New playground at Fulton Street and Classon Avenue
25 Oct 1934  Bronx       New playground at Fort 4, Sedgwick and Reservoir Aves
29 Oct 1934  Manhattan   Tavern On The Green, Central Park
 8 Nov 1934  Queens      Flushing Memorial Playfield (Work Relief funds)
 8 Nov 1934  Brooklyn    Dreier-Offerman playground Cropsey Ave Bay 46th St
23 Nov 1934  Manhattan   Central Park Menagerie (zoo) [TERA and CWA]

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7/31/34   98. CHILDREN'S TREASURE HUNT, scheduled far next Saturday afternoon,
                August 4th, at 2p.m. at JACOB RIIS PARK, Neponsit.

8/3       98A Control of Dutch ....

8/5       99. INSPECTION TRIP covering the long Island Parkways and Parks
                for representatives of the Press on Mondyy, August 6th. 

8/9      100. 14 ADDITIONAL PLAYGBOUNDS WILL BE OPENED BY THE DEPT. OF PARKS
                IN NEW YORK CITY ON SATURDAY, MORNING, AUGUST 11th.

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