Photography by Roger Higgins, 1958

New York City mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. purchasing a pumpkin from Arthur Conklin at a farmer’s market in the Bronx.

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. After deciding not to run for a fourth term in 1965, Wagner served as ambassador to Spain from 1968 to 1969.

The picture is part of  New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection.

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