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William O'Dwyer

William O'Dwyer appears in the following:

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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American Zionist Rally

Thursday, February 05, 1948

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In complete recording: only sides 2, 3, 5, & 6 of original lacquer disc were transferred; some problems with identification.


Speech likely made by either Mayor O'Dwyer or Dr. Israel ...

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Reception for Mayor of Tel Aviv

Monday, December 29, 1947

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Ceremony welcoming the Mayor of Tel Aviv, Israel Rokach and his wife. Speakers include the President of the Jewish National Fund of America, Judge Morris Rothenberg and Mayor William O'Dwyer. Ends ...

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Board of Education Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, December 11, 1947

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From card catalog: Presentation of awards ceremonies; William Jansen, 12-11-1974

The Mayor speaks to the parents and children. Mr. Jansen, NYC superintendent of schools gives awards to several ...

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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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Friendship Train

Sunday, November 09, 1947

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Mayor O'Dwyer explains the Friendship Train, food supplies collected by Americans for Italians. "This train operates on heart power."

For more on the Friendship Train please go to: ...

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Jewish War Veterans Memorial Service

Sunday, May 18, 1947

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Edited compilation of speeches given at event, "Dedicated to Brotherhood."

Mayor O'Dwyer addresses the audience. Encourages people to keep the memory of those who died in their memories ...

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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.


Audio courtesy ...

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President of Mexico, Miguel Aleman, City Hall Reception

Friday, May 02, 1947

WNYC's Tommy 'Gift-of-Gab' Cowan paints a colorful word picture of the historic event. "A picture can kill a million words," says Tommy.

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Board of Estimate's Decision Concerning the Five Cent Fare

Wednesday, February 12, 1947

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Mayor O'Dwyer speaks about the Board of Estimate's decision regarding the five cent fair increase.

He reviews the happenings of the two day hearing regarding the 10 ...

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Board of Estimate Transit Hearings

Monday, February 10, 1947

NY Times: "The two days of broadcasting demonstrated the tremendous part which radio can play in making the solution of government issues of direct concern to the individual citizen..."

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Office of Price Administration Rally

Sunday, May 12, 1946

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The OPA, established in 1941, was tasked with controlling prices during World War II. In 1945, the program elapsed. This rally was arranged to increase awareness of the department and the ...

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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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Winston Chuchill : Reception at City Hall

Friday, March 15, 1946

The former Prime Minister comes to City Hall.

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NYC Veterans Care Center : [250,000th Veteran Served Ceremony]

Thursday, January 24, 1946

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Speeches in honor of the 250,000th veteran served at the NYC Veterans Service Center, 500 Park Ave.

Rosenberg and Baruch talk about the importance of creating programs to ...

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Am I My Brother's Keeper? : Food Conservation

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Presented as a progress report to ...

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Brooklyn Board of Education Awards

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Presentation of awards to winners of ...

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Police Department Deeds of Valor Ceremony

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Ceremony for Police Officers who performed ...

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Interfaith Flag Day

Monday, January 01, 1900

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Interfaith celebration of Flag Day at ...

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