East Harlem’s Festa di Giglio-2014!

East Harlem's Festa di Giglio-2014!


EAST HARLEM’S FESTA di GIGLIO di SANT’ANTONIO, AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!

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Jefferson Park circa 1911

Jefferson Park circa 1911

This is a photo depicting children gardening in Thomas Jefferson Park, in East Harlem, N.Y.C., circa 1911. In the background is the war memorial building, known as “The White House.” Here is the link to some wonderful vintage photos of our ancestors, as child farmers.

http://www.nycgovparks.org/about/history/community-gardens/farm-gardens


From Blog, “Forgotten New York” History of Pleasant Avenue.

 Click on this link to view :http://forgotten-ny.com/2010/10/pleasant-avenue-east-harlem/http://forgotten-ny.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/slice.pleasant.jpg


History of East Harlem’s Housing Projects-Fordham University

East Harlem's Housing Projects History-Fordham University


Miriam Medina’s Article on Italian Harlem: Part 1 of a 3 part series

http://ezinearticles.com/?Celebrating-An-Italian-Heritage-In-East-Harlem,-New-York:-Part-I-Of-A-3-Part-Series&id=6341730


Miriam Medina’s Article on Italian Harlem: Part 2

http://ezinearticles.com/?Celebrating-An-Italian-Heritage-In-East-Harlem,-New-York:-Part-2-Of-A-3-Part-Series&id=6342234