Opening Day in Jefferson Park. From the MCNY digital archives.

Opening Day in Jefferson Park

Circa 1902
(From the online digital collection of the Museum of the City of New York.)

http://collections.mcny.org

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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