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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIG-47
Object Name Poster
Date 1942
Title New York City WPA Symphony Orchestra
Scope & Content Poster advertising the New York City WPA Symphony Orchestra with conductor Robert Lawrence at the Cosmopolitan Opera House, Sunday, May 17, 1942. Concert is presented by Mayor LaGuardia for the U.S. Treasury Department on the same day as the "I Am American Day" celebration in Central Park. Admission by purchase of U.S. War Stamps."
Extent of Description one 12" x 14" poster
Physical characteristics Purple text on a white background, paper yellowing.
Level of description Item
Search Terms World War II
Central Park
Cosmopolitan Opera House
Subjects Concert posters
War stamps
U.S. War stamps
People/ Corporations Metropolitan Museum of Art
La Guardia, Fiorello
United States Department of the Treasury
Works Progress Administration
New York City Symphony
Lawrence, Robert
Musicians' Union, Local 802
Number of images 0.0