NEW YORK (Jul. 22)
The Henry Monsky Memorial Athletic Field, located at the Northport Veterans Hospital, on Long Island, N.Y., will be dedicated this Sunday and officially turned over to the U.S. Army by Max J. Schneider, president of District Grand Lodge No. 1, it was announced here today.
Constructed at a cost of $100,000 in honor of the late B’nai B’rith president and outstanding American Jewish leader, the field is expected to accommodate more than 3.000 wounded veterans of the Northport Hospital. Maj. Gen. Earry A. Vaughan, President Truman’s military aide, and Maj. Gen. R. Woodruff, deputy commander of the First Army, will accept the field on behalf of the President.