Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello H. La Guardia appears in the following:

National Youth Administration - World's Fair

Saturday, June 03, 1939

Ceremonies dedicating the exhibit of the National Youth Administration from the Consumers Building.


Opening of French Pavilion

Wednesday, May 24, 1939

The French Pavaillion at the World's Fair is dedicated by Rene de Saint Quentin, Marcel Olivier, and Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia.


Dedication of British Pavilion

Friday, May 12, 1939

The British, Australian, and New Zealand Pavilions are dedicated at the 1939 New York World Fair


Talk: "Fish dinner talk" by Fiorello La Guardia

Monday, April 17, 1939

Mayor La Guardia speaks at a dinner at Whyte's restaurant on Fulton Street hosted by the Fishery Council. Noting advances in distribution, transportation and keeping, the Mayor suggests that fish isn't just for Fridays anymore. Not surprisingly his comments are met with enthusiasm.

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Sale of First Ticket at the New York World's Fair 1939

Thursday, February 23, 1939

First ticket sale to 1939 World's Fair. Flushing Meadows, Long Island, New York. Mr. Whalen, president of the New York World's Fair Committee, sells first ticket book to Mayor LaGuardia.
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National Youth Administration: "NYA on the Air".

Tuesday, February 21, 1939

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

Months before the start of World War II in Europe, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia delivers the inaugural broadcast for the National Youth Administration radio series. The Mayor describes some of the ...


New York Advances

Sunday, January 01, 1939

An audio chronicle of the La Guardia Administration's accomplishments for 1938 through dramatizations.


Board of Estimate, New York City

Tuesday, November 01, 1938

Address to Board by F. H. La Guardia on capital budget outlays and other financial matters. Though this is mainly a discussion of the city budget, there are occasional heated exchanges between Mayor La Guardia and other board members. Some portion of the meeting was not captured on disc; the ...


The Constitutional Convention and the People of New York

Tuesday, August 23, 1938

His Honor, the Mayor, addresses the people of New York.


What Kind of Jury System Do We Want? - Fiorello H. La Guardia

Wednesday, May 11, 1938

"A jury is the best lie detector."


WNYC Becomes Only Metro New York Radio Station Permitted to Use Naval Observatory Time

Sunday, April 10, 1938

WNYC gets with the grid and ties into the clock of all clocks.

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Campaign Speech for Dorothy Bellanca (ALP) for Congress of the United States

Saturday, January 01, 1938

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La Guardia argues that his endorsement speech of Dorothy Bellanca of the American Labor Party for the 8th congressional district seat of New York is ...


Dedication of WNYC Transmitter Site in Greenpoint

Sunday, October 31, 1937

We found the station in a dilapidated condition and we sought to build it up through the WPA.


City Hall Award to General Brehon B. Somervell

Monday, January 01, 1900

The man who built La Guardia airport.