1942 ICE SKATING
Jan. 11, 1942: After days of temperatures like 4.8 or 6.9 degrees, a brief respite from the cold spell sent folks outdoors for the weekend, like this skater in Central Park, who was rescued from a spill by a danger sign. (The New York Times)
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