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Sandbox project in old Boston

Kids in an unfinished sandbox

The folks at the Boston City Archives wonder if you can place this scene. See it larger.

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in exchange for Babe Ruth in 1920.

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But that wall looks familiar. Boston Tech?

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A Hill with flags on it.

Boats.

Sailor Hats.

Nobody of color.

It has to be a Bunker Hill Day celebration in what I am assuming a school in Chucktown.

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That is a sweet model boat.

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I love that his fierce scowl is matched by that of the infant in the stroller he is tending to.

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Digging new subway, 1910.

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urchins

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That’s Magoo’s grandpappy in the front. Magoo.

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the ones who never got to go to Hyannis?

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Thanks for playing, folks! This photo was taken in 1907 at the Benjamin Dean Playground (next to the Benjamin Dean School in South Boston at H and 6th Street).

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