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Jacob A. Riis (1849–1914).  The Battle with the Slum.  1902.

Page 375
Park uptown which no one will ever call anything but the Little Italy Park, and the good name of De Witt Clinton put to the bad use of spoiling beautiful “Hudsonbank.” Only, the effort will be wasted. The old name will stick. How different if the new schools had been called after these statesmen! And what a chance to get their pupils interested! In the “Alexander Hamilton School,” for instance, where “the Grange” and his thirteen trees abide yet.
Main Entrance of Public School No. 153.
  But that is another story. I was thinking of the Jackson Pleasure Club of boys from eleven to thirteen



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