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Birthday ball, Biltmore Hotel
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Overall photo taken at Pres. Roosevelt's birthday ball at the Biltmore Hotel. Over 1000 persons dined and danced happy over the thought that they were not only celebrating the fifty-second birthday of President Roosevelt, but alo helping to provide life and happiness for thousands of little children who now will be able to receive treatment for their infantile paralysis. A highlight of the ball was the auction of a huge birthday cake. After spirited bidding by society and civic leaders, the cake was finally sold for $800 to Mrs. Silsby Spalding of Santa Barbara. Photograph dated February 1, 1934.
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 351
Millennium Biltmore Hotel (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Hotels--California--Los Angeles
Balls (Parties)--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Schultze & Weaver

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