75 Years Ago Today… “20,000 Homeless Crowd Parks”

PM Daily, newspaper, 1940
PM, June 21, 1940 (drawings by Mervin Jules)

20,000 Homeless Crowd Parks
“In Union Square Park scores of men, with no beds of their own, sleep, talk, think. Inscription above them reads: ‘How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of and which no other people enjoy.'”

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