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The Mary Lasker Papers

[Mary Lasker at tree planting ceremony with New York City Mayor Robert Wagner]
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Mary Lasker's passion for urban beautification had first been inspired by her mother. Lasker sponsored the planting of trees and flowers and the construction of lighting and fountains in public spaces in Washington and her home of New York, which included a donation of 300 Japanese cherry trees to be planted on the grounds of the United Nations headquarters in New York as well as thousands of tulips and begonias to spruce up the malls that run in the center of Park Avenue.
Mrs. Lasker is second from the left.
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1 (375,031 Bytes)
Date Supplied:
ca. 1960
Original Repository: Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Mary Lasker Papers
Courtesy of the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.
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Biographical Information
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Series: Series I
SubSeries: Photographs
Folder: Miscellaneous photographs of Mary Lasker
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