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EditedOralHistoryRLSW.mp3
Richard Liberatore, Acting Chair of the Recreation Commission, talks with Archives Intern, Stephanie Warner, about Recreation in the city of Somerville. He recalls stories of his childhood, his children's involvement, as well as his mothers…

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Recreation Department image of Summertime Playgrounds pie eating contest at Conway Playground in the 1950s. Children watch as several participants race to finish their pies.

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Recreation Department image of Summertime Playgrounds in 1956. Paul Murphy, John Mountain, Robert Lupi, Richard O'Brien, Peter Lynch, Jas Whelan, Edin Mainning, Leonad Gregiano, John McNamara, Paul McNamara, Ernist Trubiams, and Martin O'Brien form…

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Recreation Department image of t-shirt display. Support Somerville Recreation display with 1980s Inter-playground Track Meet information and t-shirts for sale.

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Recreation Department image of children's Halloween party. Children display their costumes for the contest photograph in the 1950s.

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Recreation Department image of 1979 Fall Family Fun Run. Chuck Arria gives a lift to son Eric.

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Recreation Department image of 1980s Special Olympics. Michael Liuzza, Paul Mercauto, Sal Fazio, and Steven Cabral pose with their winning ribbons.

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Recreation Department image of senior citizens event in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Women sit around a table and begin their meal of lobster and other sides.

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Recreation Department image of bingo game. Senior citizens play bingo in the late 1980s-early 1990s.

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Recreation Department image of 1980s senior citizens event. Two women stand for a photograph.
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