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Clean, Safe, Healthy Washington Square Park

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Title

Clean, Safe, Healthy Washington Square Park

Description

Pamphlet advertising a public meeting to advocate for improvements to Washington Square Park. Reverse side features a handwritten letter from Robert Rygor.

Subject

Washington Square (New York, N.Y.)
Parks--New York (State)--New York
Community organization--New York (State)--New York

Creator

Washington Square Park Council
Parents for Playgrounds: Mothers and Children of Washington Square
Rygor, Robert

Source

RobertRygorPapers.Box8.Folder20

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

c1980s

Date Created

2014-09-23

Rights

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Format

2 Images
JPEG

Extent

187582 bytes
150310 bytes

Language

English

Type

Text

Spatial Coverage

Washington Square (New York, N.Y.)

Text

COME OUT!
Join your friends, neighbors, school children, parents and teachers who want a
CLEAN, SAFE, HEALTHY
WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK

WED., NOV. 6
3-5 pm
at the Arch

Your presence is the message we'll be sending to NYC officials
ENTERTAINMENT and A CHANCE TO SPEAK
Bring a snack
Wear warm clothes
Make a sign
Petitions to sign
Letters to send
REMEMBER - IF YOU DON'T SHOW YOU CARE ABOUT WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK YOU'LL LOSE IT!

Sponsored by Washington Square Park Council,
Parents for Playgrounds: Mothers and Children of W. Sq.

[page 2]
The parents and children of W.S. can be proud in knowing that you are the leaders in a new and exciting movement to reclaim W S P.

Because you refused to give up on our park and because you had the guts to fight back
And thanks to your leadership what is today a source of problems will someday soon again become a source of pride for the community.

The key to the reclamation and restoration of the Park is in our young people. Their joy of life and their innocence is our most powerful tool to rid our Park of the horrible, destructive element that has taken the Park from the rest of you.

VRDC wishes to work with you [page torn] better playgrounds.
Thank you.

Original Format

8.5 x 5.3 inches (216 x 135mm)
Paper
Flier

Collection

Citation

Washington Square Park Council, Parents for Playgrounds: Mothers and Children of Washington Square, and Rygor, Robert, “Clean, Safe, Healthy Washington Square Park,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed May 17, 2022, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/305.

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