Community Service Society Photographs

Rare Book & Manuscript Library @ Columbia University

Hudson Park

Hudson Park
CSS Description
Negative on File Box 296 Folder 3 #576 Stamped A. Tennyson Beals The inscription on the tablet behind the little girl and baby says: The City of New York Devotes to the Service and Comfort of the ...This Ground Formerly Used by Trinity Parish As a Burial...the Dead Whose Names...Inscribed Are Hereby...Mmorated. Trinity Parish burial ground was "converted" into a park in 1898. At that time it was named Hudson Park, but in recent years it has been re-named James J. Walker Park (see #313). (Hand written on back of photo: St. John's Chapel "carelessly destroyed while widening Varick Street)
Item Information
Title
Hudson Park
Date
circa 1900
Item Number
14
Photograph Number
576
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Varick Street
Annotation on Back
Hudson Park CS and John's Chapel "carelessly destroyed" while widening Varick St.
Places
New York (N.Y.); James J. Walker Park (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Portraits; Parks; Memorials; Girls; Children; Babies
Creators
Beals, A. Tennyson
Box and Folder Number
12: 64
CSS Description
Negative on File Box 296 Folder 3 #576 Stamped A. Tennyson Beals The inscription on the tablet behind the little girl and baby says: The City of New York Devotes to the Service and Comfort of the ...This Ground Formerly Used by Trinity Parish As a Burial...the Dead Whose Names...Inscribed Are Hereby...Mmorated. Trinity Parish burial ground was "converted" into a park in 1898. At that time it was named Hudson Park, but in recent years it has been re-named James J. Walker Park (see #313). (Hand written on back of photo: St. John's Chapel "carelessly destroyed while widening Varick Street)