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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "His Honour Gives Up Beret For Charity. Mayor Walker parts with his unique headgear, giving it to Mrs Clark of women's committee for hospital campaign."

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Woman, probably Mrs Clark, gives the keys to the Women's Committee thrift shop to New York Mayor, James 'Gentleman Jimmy' Walker. The thrift shop raises money for cancer hospitals.

    Mayor Walker offers one of his famous berets for sale in the shop. He is asked to try it on so that everyone can see. LS of Mayor Walker in beret / cap / hat. He hands it over for sale to Mrs Clark.

    N.B. Mayor Jimmy Walker was a very popular Mayor in New York in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:47:00 / 01:38:12:00
    UN 134 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 0134 E
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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