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Peace Form One

 
 
Peace Form One marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2016
1. Peace Form One marker
Inscription.  
”Peace, to have meaning for many who have known only suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity.”
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Nobel Peace Prize Lecture 1950
Ralph Johnson Bunche
Under-Secretary for Special Political Affairs for the United Nations
1904-1971
Daniel LaRue Johnson, Artist
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansParks & Recreational AreasPeace.
 
Location. 40° 44.97′ N, 73° 58.177′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on First Avenue/United Nations Plaza near East 43rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Ralph Bunche Park, New York NY 10017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tudor City Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); John Ferguson McKean (within shouting distance of this marker); Bayard Rustin (within shouting distance of this marker); Trygve Halvdan Lie
Peace Form One image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, January 13, 2021
2. Peace Form One
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Avenue Underpass (about 400 feet away); Ford Foundation Building (about 500 feet away); Trygve Lie Plaza (about 500 feet away); Raoul Wallenberg Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ralph Bunche Park: Peace Form One. Official NYC parks description (Submitted on January 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Ralph Bunche. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Ralph Bunche Park image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, January 13, 2021
3. Ralph Bunche Park
The Shcharansky Steps, named for the Soviet dissident (later an Israeli cabinet member), lead up to Tudor City and East 43rd Street.
The Isaiah Wall image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2016
4. The Isaiah Wall
Adjacent to the Shcharansky Steps
Ralph Bunche image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1963
5. Ralph Bunche
at the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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