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Photograph of celebrities invited to the White House by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to assist in the President’s Birthday Ball fundraisers to fight infantile paralysis.

Photograph of celebrities invited to the White House by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to assist in the President's Birthday Ball fundraisers to fight infantile paralysis. Standing (left to right): Joan Fontaine, Martha Scott, Mary Martin, Virginia Field, Mary Pickford, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lucille Ball, Maria Montez, Jinx Falkenburg, Jeanne Cagney, Lily Pons, Patricia Collinge. Seated (left to right): Guy Lombardo, Brian Aherne, Grantland Rice, Roland Young, Red Skelton, John Garfield, Meyer Davis, Walter Pidgeon, Brian Donlevy.

Photograph of celebrities invited to the White House by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to assist in the President’s Birthday Ball fundraisers to fight infantile paralysis. Standing (left to right): Joan Fontaine, Martha Scott, Mary Martin, Virginia Field, Mary Pickford, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lucille Ball, Maria Montez, Jinx Falkenburg, Jeanne Cagney, Lily Pons, Patricia Collinge. Seated (left to right): Guy Lombardo, Brian Aherne, Grantland Rice, Roland Young, Red Skelton, John Garfield, Meyer Davis, Walter Pidgeon, Brian Donlevy.

Photograph of celebrities invited to the White House by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to assist in the President’s Birthday Ball fundraisers to fight infantile paralysis. Standing (left to right): Joan Fontaine, Martha Scott, Mary Martin, Virginia Field, Mary Pickford, Eleanor Roosevelt, Lucille Ball, Maria Montez, Jinx Falkenburg, Jeanne Cagney, Lily Pons, Patricia Collinge. Seated (left to right): Guy Lombardo, Brian Aherne, Grantland Rice, Roland Young, Red Skelton, John Garfield, Meyer Davis, Walter Pidgeon, Brian Donlevy.

Photo of Ed Sullivan, Red Skelton and Wilbur Clark playing golf at the Desert Inn, Las Vegas. Clark was the original owner of the hotel; Sullivan and Skelton were both performing at it at the time the photo was taken.

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