Children at play seem unconcerned about the muddy puddle the girl is wading through, at the corner of Shakespeare Avenue and 170th Street. The girl drinks her soda on what is probably a hot summer day. The wall in the rear is marked has graffiti.
Children cool off on a hot day in Melrose with a fire hydrant shower. Other children, coming out of the adjacent playground, take in the scene. They notice that the child in a wheel chair is catching the water spray, too, judging from the wet...
Five children enjoy a canoe ride in the backyard of a house at 2235 Creston Avenue near 182 Street. Meanwhile, a boy in the water looks on while his friend (Bronx Democratic leader Charles Buckley) watches from shore with his dog nearby.
This sad scene suggests a violent end, as a teenager's casket is carried by family and friends along St. Ann's Avenue in the North New York neighborhood. The deceased's girl friend, at the front of the procession, is comforted by an older woman.