Central Park

central-park-1942-m-collins-library-of-congressChildren climbing on monkey bars in Central Park playground, New York City, October 1942, by Marjory Collins, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

During the early 1940s, Collins recorded American life on the home front for the U.S. Office of War Information. At the time of this photo, she was following the Wynn children, Janet and Marie, (lower left) for a project on Czech-American immigrants.

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