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New School photograph collectionBuildings and campus (NS040101.SII) ➔ William H. Davis Speaking at Cornerstone Laying Luncheon for Addition to 66 West 12th Street Building of The New School

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Related people/organizations

New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)
Hans Simons (subject)
Robert F. Wagner (subject)
Alvin Saunders Johnson (subject)
Albert Mayer (subject)


February 11 1956

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photographic prints


New School President Hans Simons is seated at Chairman of the Board of Trustees William H. Davis's left. New York City Mayor Robert F. Wagner is at Davis's right. New School President Emeritus Alvin S. Johnson is at Wagner's right.


Cornerstone Laying Luncheon: Feb 11-1956 Left to right: AJ [Alvin S. Johnson, former President of The New School], Mayor Wagner, W.H. Davis, Dr. Simons, Judge [Learned] Hand, Albert Mayer, Stanley Isaacs. At extreme right hand of table - Horowitz, Jr. (builder) Passannante (Assemblyman, next to AJ) AdeL [Agnes De Lima]


box 3, folder 11



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