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Sanitation Department Band

Sanitation Department Band appears in the following:

I am an American Day

Sunday, May 23, 1965

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Begins without introduction.


First speaker introduces chairman of I am an American Day, Colonel C. Michael Hall. He gives a brief talk about patriotism and freedom, then introduces Robert Alden. Tells ...

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City Hall Event for MLK's Nobel Prize

Thursday, December 17, 1964

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Announcer introduces program, at City Hall Dept of Sanitation Band performs and another announcer describes the room and schedule.


National Anthem. Monsignor Gregor L. Mooney delivers invocation.


Richard C. Patterson, ...

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Verrazano Narrows Bridge Dedication

Saturday, November 21, 1964

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Begins with band playing. Host tries to get the crowd and speakers under control.

Star-Spangled Banner. Cardinal Spellman performs benediction.

Robert Moses, President of the ...

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Van Cliburn Parade

Tuesday, May 20, 1958

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WNYC announcer describes the parade festivities in front of City Hall honoring Van Cliburn, who has just given a concert at Carnegie Hall after winning a piano the International Tchaikovsky Award ...

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Mayor's Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 23, 1952

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Mayor's annual party for the city's underprivileged children. Master of Ceremonies, Colonel Edward Rickett, introduces Santa, Deputy Mayor Horowitz, and Mrs. Impellitteri, and the Sanitation Department band performs "Jingle Bells," and ...

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Interfaith Ceremony

Wednesday, October 22, 1952

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John A. Ross, chairman of the Interfaith celebration, introduced Myra Manning to sing the Star Spangled Banner.

Rabbi Israel Goldstein gave the invocation.
Dr. Wendell C. Robert ...

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Sanitation Cleanup Drive

Saturday, May 03, 1952

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From card catalog: Proclamation of May 5 - May 17, 1952, as "Spring Clean-Up Weeks" and the presentation of "Clean City" awards to school children.

Commissioner of Sanitation, ...

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Clothing Drive for Korea

Friday, December 21, 1951

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Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri proclaims the Clothing drive for Korea to take place between November 19 - December 3, 1951. States that there is much distress among UN soldiers because of ...

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Mayor's Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 26, 1950

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Party for over 200 of New York's underprivileged children, brought to City Hall by buses for "Christmas merry-making" from 5 area hospitals, one from each borough. Each received a boxed lunch, ...

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Interfaith Observation Program

Sunday, September 24, 1950

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Celebration of Interfaith ceremony.

Dr. Channing H Tobias reads from scripture.

Gloria Swanson speaks about the sacrifices made by our forefathers. Speaks of how sometimes ...

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City Hall Reception for Sleeping Car Porters

Wednesday, September 20, 1950

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City Hall reception for International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

September 20, 1950

Band plays Star Spangled Banner.

Grover Whelan introduces Mayor ...

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Owls Head Sewage Treatment Plant Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, May 24, 1950

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Moses: Our water has gotten away from us; cites a trip to Sao Paulo, where no treatment plants exist. Was told by the health commissioner that the beaches were making people ...

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Gravesend Health Center Cornerstone Laying Ceremony

Friday, October 21, 1949

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Speeches touch on the need for schools in the neighborhood, inspired, perhaps, by signs held up by audience members.



Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC ...

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International Air Exposition : Official Mayor O'Dwyer's Day

Saturday, August 07, 1948

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Recording of air show and speeches in honor of Mayor O'Dwyer, as part of New York City's Golden Jubilee and the opening of Idlewild Airport.

Contains patched-in audio ...

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Friendship Train

Tuesday, November 18, 1947

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Mayor O'Dwyer addresses a crowd of children about the importance of the Friendship Food Train, which is ending its journey across the US in New York City. No people in the ...

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President of Mexico, Miguel Aleman, City Hall Reception

Friday, May 02, 1947

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Begins with discussion of City Hall building while waiting for guests of honor.

American and Mexican National Anthems are performed.

President Aleman addresses the crowd ...

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Winston Chuchill : Reception at City Hall

Friday, March 15, 1946

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Reception for Prime Minister Winston Churchill at City Hall. Introduction by Tommy Cowan. Mayor O'Dwyer presents Churchill with the scroll of New York. Churchill speaks, Police Glee Club performs.


Audio ...

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Charles de Gaulle City Hall Reception

Monday, August 27, 1945

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Joe Fishler reports on Charles de Gualle's arrival at City Hall Plaza. He describes General de Gaulle's route to City Hall, from the newly built Idlewild Airport through Queens, Brooklyn and ...

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Dedication of WNYC Transmitter Site in Greenpoint

Sunday, October 31, 1937

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"New York City's Own Station, WNYC"

Lots of hiss but improves as program continues.

Tommy Cowan announces the playing of the National Anthem which is ...

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