Newbold Morris

Newbold Morris appears in the following:

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies at City Hall

Thursday, December 16, 1965

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony dedicated to 'the boys in Vietnam."

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Dedication of the Delacorte Animated Clock, Central Park Zoo

Thursday, June 24, 1965

Speakers: Newbold 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. Newbold Morris introduces Robert Moses with a long list of his accomplishments. He describes George Delacorte's ...

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N.Y.C. Dept. of Parks Ft. Hamilton Playground 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.

Robert Moses speaks about the initial "rules" for these projects. Not one agency. The federal government puts up 90% and the state 10%. Playground comes from Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. ...

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Dedication of Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza

Monday, May 31, 1965

Dedication of Kennedy Memorial by Parks Commissioner Newbold Morris. Recalls the day of JKF's assassination. Afterward, he tells of a phone call from Brooklyn Borough President Abe Stark about a dream he had about a memorial to JFK. Morris says this memorial is a fulfillment of that dream. No flame ...

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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 La Guardia Memorial Association, presiding.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 150136
Municipal archives id: LT8945

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La Guardia Memorial Association Seventh Annual La Guardia Award to Omer Carmichael

Saturday, December 14, 1957

La Guardia Memorial Association Seventh Annual La Guardia 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 ...

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La Guardia 6th Annual Memorial Awards Luncheon

Saturday, December 08, 1956

6th Annual La Guardia Memorial Awards Luncheon takes place at the North Ballroom in the Hotel Sheraton Astor.

A radio announcer introduces the program, which has already begun.

Newbold Morris, chairman of the proceedings, introduces educator, diplomat, and Senator Dr. Franklin P. Graham of ...

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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]

Wednesday, September 20, 1950

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

Opening of an exhibition

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Skating Rink Dedication, New York Building

Sunday, January 12, 1941

Skating rink comes to Flushing Meadows.

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