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Newbold Morris

Newbold Morris appears in the following:

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies at City Hal

Thursday, December 16, 1965

Recording of the City Hall Park Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Participants include Newbold Morris, Commissioner of Parks, Constance Baker Motley, Mayor Robert Wagner.

Department of Sanitation Band opens the ceremonies and plays "The Star Spangled Banner". Morris is the emcee and speaks first and welcomes everyone. The ...

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Dedication of the Delacorte Animated Clock, Central Park Zoo

Thursday, June 24, 1965

Speakers: Newhold Morris, Commissioner. of Parks; Robert Moses; Constance Baker Motley, Manhattan Boro President; George T. Delacorte; Cassandra Delacorte

The program opens with the National Anthem by the NYC Sanitation Band. Robert Moses is introduced by Newbold Morris with a long list of his accomplishments. George Delacortes ...

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N.Y.C. Dept. of Parks Ft. Hamilton Playround at foot of Verrazano Bridge, Brooklyn

Wednesday, June 23, 1965

Speakers: Robert Moses; Abe Stark; Newbold Morris; Paul Screvane; Laurence S. Rockefeller. A Robert Moses love-fest.

Opens with Robert Moses on the "rules" under which these projects are initiated. Not one agency. Federal government puts up 90% and the state 10%. Playground comes from TriBorough Bridge and ...

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Dedication ceremony for Delacorte Theater in Central Park

Monday, June 18, 1962

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

Morris Newbold introduces Joe Papp.

Joe Papp speaks about the long road to the realization of the Delacorte Theater. He speaks about how the theater's foundation is a ...

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La Guardia Memorial Association Award to New Haven Mayor Lee.

Saturday, December 12, 1959

The ninth-annual La Guardia Memorial Association Award is presented to New Haven Mayor Richard Charles Lee. Newbold Morris, Chairman of LaGuardia Memorial Association presiding.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150136
Municipal archives id: LT8945

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LaGuardia Memorial Association Seventh Annual LaGuardia Award to Omer Carmichael

Saturday, December 14, 1957

LaGuardia Memorial Association Seventh Annual LaGuardia Award is presented to Omer Carmichael, for his work in integrating Louisville Public Schools. In his speech he discusses the importance of both leadership and followership. He praises La Guardia's talents as mayor and the importance of his legacy.
Joey Adams and Al ...

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La Guardia 6th Annual Memorial Awards Luncheon

Saturday, December 08, 1956

6th Annual La Guardia Memorial Awards Luncheon Honoring Oxie Richler, editor of the Yonkers New York Herald.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150134
Municipal archives id: LT7470

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Election Day Returns : [Herbert Lehman's victory over John Foster Dulles for Senator; O'Dwyer is Reelected Mayor over Newbold Morris]

Tuesday, November 08, 1949

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

Seymour Siegel introduces the coverage by announcing the closing of the polls (7pm) and doing a roll call of remote locations: John Savage at Police Headquarters; Ed Jones at the Post ...

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Wagner - Waldorf Dinner

Wednesday, January 12, 1949

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

Event to honor Robert F. Wagner, Jr., chairman of the City Planning Commission. The event benefits the Children's Welfare Federation.

First speaker, unidentified (possibly Dr. Channing H. Tobias), ...

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Peabody awards ceremony.

Tuesday, April 10, 1945

WNYC's First Peabody Award!

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New York Public Library Discussion: Burning of Books

Tuesday, December 01, 1942

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Ceremony at New York Public Library to commemorate the opening of an exhibition to mark the banning and burning of books in Nazi Germany.

WPA War Services Band ...

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Skating Rink Dedication, New York Building

Sunday, January 12, 1941

Skating rink comes to Flushing Meadows.

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