Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

July 5, 1942

Sunday, July 05, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 72857

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June 28, 1942

Sunday, June 28, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 72800

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June 21, 1942

Sunday, June 21, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 72789

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June 14, 1942

Sunday, June 14, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 72786

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June 7, 1942

Sunday, June 07, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 72785

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May 24, 1942

Sunday, May 24, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 71713

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May 17, 1942

Sunday, May 17, 1942

I Am An American Day, pinball machine racket, World War II, Dim-out regulations for buildings, signs and outdoor lighting and helmets for police and air raid wardens.

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May 10, 1942

Sunday, May 10, 1942

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WNYC archives id: 71640

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April 19, 1942

Sunday, April 19, 1942

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Civil defense; I Am An American Day parade (New York at War); aluminum plant in New York; trade registration.


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La Guardia address to members of NYA Orchestra

Sunday, April 05, 1942

Music is not a luxury, it is a necessity!

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March 15, 1942

Sunday, March 15, 1942

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War news, report on electric and illuminated signs in regard to blackout, speed laws, commendation of Dr. Rappleye, tin can drive.



WNYC archives id: 52909
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February 8, 1942

Sunday, February 08, 1942

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Civilian Defense preparations; Formation of NYC guard patrol. Final C.D. announcement repeated in Italian, German.

Announcements: Police Commissioner Valentine's Messenger Corps in the Air Raid Warden service. Boys ...

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Dept of Sanitation : Mayor & Carey

Thursday, January 01, 1942

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4th annual department of Sanitation awards ...

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Transatlantic broadcast to Herbert Morrison, British Minister of Home Security

Wednesday, March 12, 1941

The horror of The Blitz but the Brits are keeping a stiff upper lip.

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Skating Rink Dedication, New York Building

Sunday, January 12, 1941

Skating rink comes to Flushing Meadows.

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LaGuardia Airport Celebrates its first transatlantic flight

Sunday, March 31, 1940

This recording celebrates the first transatlantic flights out of the recently dedicated New York Municipal Airport–LaGuardia Field (LaGuardia Airport)

The first program, captured only in part, includes the ceremony for Pan American World Airways' inaugural flight out of LaGuardia Airport to Lisbon, Portugal. It is Emceed by ...

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Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Wednesday, December 20, 1939

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Ceremony lighting the Christmas Tree on City Hall steps. Speech by Mayor La Guardia. Sacred Heart Boys Choir and Police Department Glee Club perform.


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Municipal Information Center Opening

Friday, December 15, 1939

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Begins with Mayor La Guardia speaking (in progress) about unemployment and city aid for the unemployed. Asserts that paying for emergency relief will not lead to a deficit that exceeds the ...

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Vladeck City Houses Dedication

Wednesday, November 22, 1939

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Housing development's namesake (Baruch Charney Vladeck) is honored by his daughter on Thanksgiving Eve, the first day of construction. She reads poems he wrote before his recent death.

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Speech on Fire and Police Pensions

Friday, November 17, 1939

Mayor La Guardia addresses the Fire and Police Departments on the day of their referendum on a proposed new pension plan.

Dennis J. Mahoney, president of the Detectives Endowment's Association, thanks the mayor.

Note: The voting took place after many weeks of meetings with ...

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