Wednesday, November 26, 2008

1975 - The First Roosevelt Island Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 1975 - Header

Roosevelt Island residents call them “pioneers” but this 1975 New York Times article refers to these first residents of the newly renamed Roosevelt Island as “pilgrims” on their first Thanksgiving on the Island. To view on the entire article double click the “partial” text provided below.

Thanksgiving 1975 - Partial


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  2. One room mini school??? Really? I was attending Ethical Culture at the time, but I don't think so.

  3. have
    you noticed how the people from octagon. are on the red express bus . they hold on to their bags and wallets/ much closer to themselves. as the bus comes down main street past eastwood also called roosevelt landings . they think this is the getto part of the island . well i say to all of you go to hell