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Bungard, Herbert (fl. 1970) [University Settlement donation request]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.103.04 Author/Creator: Bungard, Herbert (fl. 1970) Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: 17 June 1970 Pagination: 27.6 x 21.6 cm.

One letter dated June 17, 1970 from Herbert Bungard, Chairman of the Summer Program requesting donations. Writes about children playing "face dreary days" in the summer living in the city.

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