National Geographic : 1963 Nov
Peaceful Spot Enjoy And No Ill Fate His Offspring as "Moses' madness," but Gov. Franklin D. Roose Here Annoy." velt dedicated Jones Beach State Park in 1929. Jones Beach might still be five and a half miles Now the park annually welcomes some 12 million of unused and empty sand but for a young park visitors-one of them, the sun bather below. Each official, Robert Moses, who in 1925 proposed that year lifeguards snatch some seven thousand per the state create a recreation area out of a lonely reef sons from the ocean's grasp. Those fearful of break off Long Island. Opponents ridiculed the project ers row, sail, and swim in a surfless bay nearby. 677 KnntrHROMFA RY FMORY KRISTOF (INSET) AND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERROBERTF. SISSON n N.G .S .