F.D.R. HOST AT TURKEY DINNER President Roosevelt is a smiling, beaming host to thrilled youngsters at his annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the infantile paralysis foundation. Ten-year-old Ann Smithers has the seat of honor next to the President.
Date: November 27, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:24:00, No Audio
FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT GETS BIG B-DAY CAKE Happy Birthday for the president! William Green presents the president with a 350-lb cake, gift of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers Union, and checks from labor unions for the infantile paralysis fund drive.
Date: January 17, 1940 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:21:00, No Audio
MARCH OF DIMES CAMPAIGN 1947 First Lady Bess Wallace Truman and her daughter Margaret at the opening ceremony for the March of Dimes Campaign in Washington, D.C. by putting dimes into the Missouri Bottle. The poster child for the March of Dimes visits New York City and gets the key to the city from Mayor O'Dwyer. PLEASE NOTE: VIDEO & AUDIO OF NEWS ANCHORS & REPORTERS IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR LICENSING
TRUMAN PRESENTED WITH CHECK Basil O'Connor and Nicholas M. Schenck on behalf of the March of Dimes Charity present President Truman with a check for three million dollars for infantile paralysis research.
PRES ROOSEVELT'S 57TH BDAY President Roosevelt's 57th Birthday broadcast heads the nation's drive to raise funds for infantile paralysis victims. Then the First Lady cuts a huge cake at the President's Birthday Ball.
Date: February 1, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:40:00, With Audio
MAN IN IRON LUNG ENJOYS HORSE RACES Fred Snite, Jr. who lives in an iron lung since he was struck down with infantile paralysis finds a unique way to enjoy horse racing. With a team of medical staff and family Fred is driven to the Arlington Park Illinois racetrack where he watches the action from a specially equipped periscope trailer.
FROM CHINA TO CHICAGO IN AN IRON LUNG - 1 Fred Snite Jr. is raced to a Chicago Hospital for treatment of infantile paralysis contacted while on a trip to the Orient. The Millionaire's son crossed the ocean in an iron lung against a race with death but is now going to receive the finest medical care.
FROM CHINA TO CHICAGO IN AN IRON LUNG Frederick B. Snite Jr. makes the dangerous journey from Peiping, China where he was struck down with infantile paralysis to Chicago, Illinois for treatment of the disease that would kill him if it were not for the iron lung he resides in.
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