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Catholic Youth Organization Week Proclamation Ceremony

Monday, October 15, 1951

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

Proclamation Ceremonies of the National CYO week throughout the US (Oct 21 - 28). It's the first CYO week; the goal is to bring to the attention of all of the US the work of the CYO amongst the youth of America.

Daniel Paul Higgins, chairman; Acting Mayor Sharkey hosts; Gene Tunney gives a speech.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 69556
Municipal archives id: LT513

Contributors:

Tommy Cowan, Fire Department Glee Club, Daniel Paul Higgins, Joseph Sharkey, St. Francis Xavier High School Band and Gene Tunney

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