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The President's Birthday Ball At The Waldorf-Astoria
MRS. WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST for her valuable assistance and kind cooperation.
Miss ANITA VILLAR for the publicity for the Ball and her invaluable assistance to Mrs. Taylor and her committee.
MR. A. GUNNING LOOMIS for the artistic decorations in the informal cabarets and the main ballroom.
MR. WALTER RUSSELL for the beautifully sculptured bust of President Roosevelt which he has so generously loaned for this premiere showing....
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Title: The President's Birthday Ball At The Waldorf-Astoria
Creator: n/a
Date: January 30, 1939
Format: Pamphlet
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: Eleanor Roosevelt General Collection, FDR Birthday Celebrations
Keywords: Advocacy; Assistive Technology; Birthday Balls; Cane; Ceremonies; Charity; Children; Crutch; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Government; Music; National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis; New York; New York City, NY; Norman Price; Physical Disability; Polio; Politics; Radio; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Waldorf-Astoria
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

Objects From This Artifact:
- The President's Birthday Ball, 1939, Pamphlet Cover (still)
- The President's Birthday Ball At The Waldorf-Astoria (doc)