NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS PRESS RELEASES, JANUARY-DECEMBER 1935

http://home2.nyc.gov/html/records/pdf/govpub/41881935_press_releases.pdf

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Search Terms relevant to New Deal:

Park Department band (furnished by the Music Division, WPA)
Civil Works Administration [disappeared in Spring 1934]
C.W.A.
Department of Public Works
Federal Reemployment Service
Federal Re-employment Service
Harry L. Hopkins, Federal Works Progress Administrator
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)
Works Progress Administration

Other interesting search terms:

Bill Robinson
Advertising signs

New Deal projects announced in this archive:

11 Jan 1935  Brooklyn    New section of Leiv Erikkson Park
                         between 8th Ave and Fort Hamilton Pkwy
                         Now called Leif Ericson Park and Square

18 Feb 1935  Manhattan   Plan for redesign of City Hall Park
19 Feb 1935  Bronx       Plans for reconstruction of Joyce Kilmer Park
28 Feb 1935  Bronx       New playground at Union-Tinton Aves 161-163 Sts
                         No longer exists - Jane Addams HS is there now.

28 Feb 1935  Queens      New playground in Chisolm Park in College Point
28 Feb 1935  Manhattan   New playground on E.28th Street near 3rd Avenue
14 Mar 1935  All         Renovation or reconstruction of 40 comfort stations
                                in parks in 1934

17 Mar 1935  Brooklyn    Redesign and reconstruction of Grand Army Plaza
24 Mar 1935  Manhattan   New health center at 115th St & Lexington Ave
                                with playground on roof

24 Mar 1935  Manhattan   Remodeling of Heckscher Playground in Central Park
 1 Apr 1935  Manhattan   New Schiff Fountain in Seward Park
 1 Apr 1935  Queens      New playground at 32nd Avenue and 106th Street
 1 Apr 1935  Brooklyn    New playground at Vandervoort Ave & Cherry Street
16 Apr 1935  Manhattan   Jay Hood Wright Playground, Haven Ave & 173rd St
21 May 1935  Bronx       Henry Hudson Parkway Saw Mill River Parkway Extension
21 May 1935  Bronx       Mosholu Baseball Field, 201st St and Webster Ave.
                         Frisch Field

 3 Jun 1935  Bronx       Reconstructed St. James Park, Jerome Ave & 132nd St

 3 Jul 1935  Brooklyn    Prospect Park Zoo

 5 Jul 1935  (all)       WPA Portable Theater presentations all summer

16 Jul 1935  Queens      New Forest Park Golf Course

 7 Aug 1935  Queens      New Kissena Park Golf Course in Flushing

 8 Aug 1935  Manhattan   Development blan for Colonial (Bradhurst) Park

12 Aug 1935  Manhattan   William McCray Memorial Playground 138th St,5th&Lex
12 Aug 1935  Manhattan   Joseph Sauer Memorial Playground E.12th St Aves A&B
12 Aug 1935  Brooklyn    William E Sheridan Memorial Playground 80-100 Grand St
12 Aug 1935  Queens      Daniel