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sponsors of the Movie Stars’ Ball and Frolic for the benefit of the Children’s Home Society are shown here when they visited some of the children at the home at Griffith and 25th Streets on May 1. They were distributing the last pieces of a huge birthday cake given by May Robson and Cora Sue Collins at a party. Little Cora Sue is shown at left in foreground. At extreme right in background is Anita Page. Beside her is Mrs Felix Hughes, chairman of the executive committee of the frolic

sponsors of the Movie Stars’ Ball and Frolic for the benefit of the Children’s Home Society are shown here when they visited some of the children at the home at Griffith and 25th Streets on May 1. They were distributing the last pieces of a huge birthday cake given by May Robson and Cora Sue Collins at a party. Little Cora Sue is shown at left in foreground. At extreme right in background is Anita Page. Beside her is Mrs Felix Hughes, chairman of the executive committee of the frolic

John Holmgren steps up and out with his night and day cover art for the May 1, 1926 cover of Judge magazine

John Holmgren steps up and out with his night and day cover art for the May 1, 1926 cover of Judge magazine

On May 1, 1931, President Herbert Hoover officially dedicates New York City’s Empire State Building, pressing a button from the White House that turns on the building’s lights. Hoover’s gesture, of course, was symbolic - while the president remained in Washington, DC, someone else flicked the switches in New York [via H]

On May 1, 1931, President Herbert Hoover officially dedicates New York City’s Empire State Building, pressing a button from the White House that turns on the building’s lights. Hoover’s gesture, of course, was symbolic - while the president remained in Washington, DC, someone else flicked the switches in New York [via H]