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Title Tickets, 3, to President Frankin D. Roosevelt birthday balls at Union Club, Hoboken, 1942-1944.
Object Name Ticket
Catalog Number 2008.055.0002
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.
People Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
McFeely, Bernard N.
Seide, Fred. A.
Date 1944-1944
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944
Search Terms Union Club
Sixth St.
Hudson St.
600 Hudson St.
Caption 1942 ticket, Sixtieth birthday, Diamond Jubilee
Imagefile 066\20080550002.TIF
Classification Ceremonies
Parties
Government & Politics
Harvesting
Philanthropy