Francis Spellman (1889-1967) was the archbishop of New York (1939-1967) and vicar of the United States Armed Forces. Among his better known writings are The Road to Victory (1942) and his best-selling novel The Foundling (1951).
Dedication Ceremony for the New U.S.O Center
Tuesday, September 25, 1951
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The National Catholic Service dedication for the first United Service Organization club house in New York City since the reactivation of the USO.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 68740
Municipal archives id: LT133