Merrick Park Gardens Construction Site
Description: Gladys Weaver (nee Simpkins) poses with her son, Lester, and her cousin Mamie. Gladys married John Weaver in 1947 and gave birth to their son, Lester, in 1951. The couple moved into the Merrick Park Garden co-op apartments soon after.
Coming of age; Urbanization; Public housing; Building sites; Weaver, Gladys; Weaver, Lester
Contact the Archives at Queens Library (718-990-0770) for research and reproduction requests.