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Grover A. Whalen

Grover A. Whalen appears in the following:

Report from the Chairman : Committee of Golden Jubilee Celebration

Monday, August 30, 1948

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The Chairman of the Committee of the Golden Jubilee Celebration, Grover Whalen, speaks on the upcoming celebration, set to take place in the coming weeks. The Golden Jubilee is a celebration ...

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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.

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Dedication of Idlewild Airport : New York City's Golden Jubilee

Saturday, July 31, 1948

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Speeches in honor of the opening of Idlewild Airport and the Golden Anniversary of New York City.

John Melton of the Metropolitan Opera sings the Lord's Prayer.

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City Hall Reception for Eamon De Valera

Tuesday, March 09, 1948

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At City Hall. Eamon De Valera, former president and prime minister of Ireland, receives honorary citizenship to New York City. Thomas Cowan reporting the events. Grover A. Whalen and Vincent Impellitteri, ...

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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, Hotel Commodore Luncheon

Friday, May 02, 1947

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Short speeches by Mayor O'Dwyer, Nelson Rockefeller, and President Aleman on the occasion of his visit to New York. Aleman's speech is in Spanish, followed by an English translation.


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Winston Chuchill : Reception at City Hall

Friday, March 15, 1946

The former Prime Minister comes to City Hall.

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Winston Churchill Reception at Waldor Astoria Hotel

Friday, March 15, 1946

The City of New York honors Winston Churchill.

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Charles de Gaulle City Hall Reception

Monday, August 27, 1945

Medals are being pinned on chests left and right.

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Dedication of the Mexican Pavilion

Saturday, May 27, 1939

The Mexican Pavilion is dedicated at the 1939 World's Fair in the Court of Peace at the World's Fair Grounds in New York City.
Julius C. Holmes, administrative assistant in charge of protocol to Grover Whalen, the president of the Fair, presides over the ceremony.

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Program from the Cuban Pavilion

Saturday, May 20, 1939

The Cuban Pavilion is dedicated at the Court of Peace at the 1939 World's Fair in New York City on the 37th Anniversary of its independence. Ambassador Pedro Martinez Fraga, United States Commissioner General Edward Flynn, World's Fair President Grover Whalen, and Cuban Secretary of Agriculture Jose Garcia Montes speak.


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Dedication of British Pavilion

Friday, May 12, 1939

The British, Australian, and New Zealand Pavilions are dedicated at the 1939 New York World Fair. Louis Beale, British High Commissioner acts as compere. United States Commissioner General Edward Flynn, World's Fair President Grover Whalen, British Ambassador Sir Ronald Charles Lindsay, British Minister of Foreign Trade Robert Spear Hudson, and ...

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Dedication of the YMCA Building

Tuesday, May 02, 1939

The dedication of the YMCA Building at the 1939 New York World's Fair. Frederic S. Fleming and Grover Whalen speak. The Southernaires perform.


WNYC archives id: 90696

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