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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

May 10, 1942

Sunday, May 10, 1942

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Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


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

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Mayor La Guardia addresses the National Youth Administration Orchestra upon their last performance. He calls the decision to discontinue the Orchestra a mistake. He calls the National Youth program the best ...

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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
Municipal archives ...

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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

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Two-way transatlantic broadcast between Mayor La Guardia, American director of civil defense, and Herbert Morrison, British Minister of Home Security.



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Skating Rink Dedication, New York Building

Sunday, January 12, 1941

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Skating rink dedication. The dedication of the NYC building at Flushing Meadow Park at the former exhibit hall for the 1939-1949 World's Fair. The building is being dedicated as a combination ...

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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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New York Advances

Sunday, January 01, 1939

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A series of re-enactments summarizing of the activities of the city government during the past year (1938) by the mayor.

Performance of "Old New York." Mayor La Guardia ...

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The Constitutional Convention and the People of New York

Tuesday, August 23, 1938

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The Mayor speaks on the occasion of a convention in Albany for the purpose of revising the state constitution.

"I now respectfully beg of the convention, and most ...

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What Kind of Jury System Do We Want? - La Guardia

Wednesday, May 11, 1938

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Mayor La Guardia speaks in a series of addresses arranged by Archibald R. Watson, County Clerk, on the importance of the jury system.

Some method must exist to ...

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Dedication of Retransmission Time Signals for Naval Observatory, Station NAA

Sunday, April 10, 1938

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WNYC's inauguration of the retransmission of radio signals from the Naval Observatory in Arlington, VA.

Reporter explains (verbosely) the benefits of doing so.

Admiral Clark ...

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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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City Hall Award to General Brehon B. Somervell

Monday, January 01, 1900

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1944?

Honorary citizenship ...

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