Tuesday, July 13, 2010


left to right: (back row) Jo Stafford, Eleanor Lambert, Angela Lansbury, Helen Sioussat, Eddie Bracken, Paul Henreid, Zachary Scott, Alexis Smith, Cesar Romero and Lucy Monroe. left to right: (front row): Van Johnson, Ilene Woods, Diana Lynne, Margaret Truman, Margaret O'Brien, President Harry S. Truman, First Lady Bess Truman and Constance Moore.

photos courtesy of Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum & Library

Close up of Eleanor Lambert and Angela Lansbury

The caption of this photo from the President Truman archives described this photo as "Top Hollywood Stars and Truman family participate in Roosevelt Birthday Ball activities at the White House."

The Roosevelt Birthday Ball was annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes for many years. Miss Lambert created, oversaw and produced numerous events and fundraisers over the years for the March of Dimes. This photo includes the biggest stars in Hollywood of the time.

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