|Title||Tickets, 3, to President Frankin D. Roosevelt birthday balls at Union Club, Hoboken, 1942-1944.|
|Collection||Hoboken Parades & Events Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Carmine Calabrese.|
|Scope & Content||
Facsimile reproduction of ticket to City of Hoboken, N.J., National Celebration of Our President's Diamond Jubilee Birthday. Birthday Ball for the President, Friday Evening, January 30, 1942, Union Club Building, Hudson and Sixth Streets, Hoboken, N.J.
Plus reproductions of two other tickets:
Jan. 30, 1943 ball, his 61st birthday
Jan. 29, 1944 ball, his 62nd birthday
Digital inkjet print with reproduction of three tickets, each ticket ca. 3-1/4" x 5-1/4" wide.
Format of each ticket is the same (except the 1944 ticket has "1944" underprinting the body text presumably as some security feature) and features an oval photo portrait of President Roosevelt.
B.N. McFeely [Mayor Bernard N. McFeely], Chairman; Fred A. Seide, Treasurer.
Body text on 1942 ticket (same in other years except updated to sixty-first and sixty-second respectively):
"This Birthday Ball in honor of President Franklin D[elano]. Roosevelt is on of may similar affairs being held in the cities and towns throughout the United States on the occasion of his sixtieth[sixty-second birthday.
Fifty percent of the net proceeds of the Ball is to be used for the rehabilation of Infantile Paralysis [polio] sufferers; and fifty percent of the net proceeds of the Ball will be turned over to the Committee for the Celebration of the President's Birthday for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc., for the continuation of its part in the national fight against Infantile Paralysis."
Tickets were one dollar.
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
McFeely, Bernard N.
Seide, Fred. A.
|Year Range from||1944|
|Year Range to||1944|
600 Hudson St.
|Caption||1942 ticket, Sixtieth birthday, Diamond Jubilee|
Government & Politics