|Description||"Mayors call on Truman: Washington, D.C.: A group of mayors who are in Washington to testify before the CAA, called at the White House today (Oct.28) for a brief visit with President Truman. Front Row, LTR: Mayor Thomas A. Burke Jr., Cleveland, O.; President Harry S. Truman; Mayor Edwared J. Kelly, Chicago, Ill. Second Row, LTR: Mayor Edward J. Jeffries, Ala.; Mayor Vincent J. Murphy, Newark, N.J. Top Row, LTR: Oscar Hewitt, Chicago Commissioner of Public Works; Col. Paul V. Betters, Executive Director, Conference of Mayors, and Mayor John J. Burns, Burlington, VT. |
WASH.CLE.CHI.DET.NEWARK. Creditline ACME PHOTO 10/28/46" -- photo verso
Thomas A. Burke served as Cleveland law director and mayor. He presided over a lakefront airport built on landfill, the first downtown airport in the country (Burke Lakefront Airport).