Abe Stark

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N.Y.C. Dept. of Parks Ft. Hamilton Playground at foot of Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn

Wednesday, June 23, 1965

Speakers: Robert Moses; Abe Stark; Newbold Morris; Paul Screvane; Laurence S. Rockefeller. A Robert Moses love-fest.

Opens with Robert Moses on the "rules" under which these projects are initiated. Not one agency. Federal government puts up 90% and the state 10%. Playground comes from TriBorough Bridge and ...


Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Begins with band playing. Host tries to get the crowd and speakers under control.

Star-Spangled Banner. Cardinal Spellman performs benediction.

Robert Moses, President of the ...


Brooklyn Welfare Center Cornerstone ceremonies

Sunday, November 21, 1954

This recording marks the laying of the Cornerstone at the Brooklyn Welfare Center, planned as part of the larger Brooklyn Civic Center Redevelopment Plan. The speakers include: John Cashmore; Frederick Zurmuhlen; Robert Moses; Henry L. McCarthy, Frederick I. Daniels, Abe Stark, John Connorton. Connorton appears on behalf of Mayor Wagner, ...


New York Aquarium Cornerstone Laying Ceremonies

Sunday, October 24, 1954

At the cornerstone laying ceremonies for the New York Aquarium at Coney Island, city officials and scientists praise the long awaited project, in planning since the closure of the aquarium at Castle Garden in Battery Park.

Robert Moses, Commissioner of Parks, is the first to speak. He ...