New Orleans Public Library
City Archives

Mayor Robert S. Maestri Photographs
Photo 51

Caption on reverse of photo reads: "John Fush, personnel director of the Dock board, who was in charge of ticket sales among state employes [sic] to the President's birthday ball, which will take place Wednesday night at the Municipal auditorium, yesterday presented Mayor Maestri, head of the arrangement committee, with a $2600 check, from tickets bought by the employes [sic]. Seated is the Mayor, standing by him with hand in pocket, Mr. Fush. At left, Irwin Poche, entertainment chairman. At right, William G. Zetzmann, treasurer of the committee."
The photo is stamped "Feb 8 1938"
[WPA Photo]