Courtesy of the Bern Dibner Library, Poly Archives
MANHATTAN BOROUGH HISTORIAN LECTURE ADDED TO THE LINEUP
Curious about the history of sports and leisure in New York City? Then spend part of your Saturday afternoon at the Archives Field Day, sponsored by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. This event is free and open to the public.
March 22, 2014
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Warburg Lounge, 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128Event Summary:
The event was held at 92nd Street Y’s Warburg Lounge and challenged visitors to solve a series of questions using primary sources from area museums, archives, and libraries. The theme was Sports & Leisure. Each puzzle solved gave a passport stamp, along with drawings for prizes.
Participating institutions included:
Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Police Athletic League
Girl Scouts of the USA, National Historic Preservation Center
New-York Historical Society
Coney Island History Project
Download our press release for this event.