The First National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner, 1958

NFF-eisenhower-laroche.jpg

Title

The First National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner, 1958

Subject

National Football Foundation Hall of Fame Annual Awards Dinner

Description

Black and white photograph depicting President Dwight D. Eisenhower with National Football Foundation Chairman Chester LaRoche in the grand ballroom of the Hotel Astor in 1958. Former West Point football player and President Eisenhower took a break from his campaign for re-election to accept the only National Football Foundation Gold Medal to ever be awarded outside of the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel.

Creator

National Football Foundation

Date

1958

Relation

Digital Acquisition

Format

image | jpeg

Type

StillImage

Identifier

Photographs.NFF.195810

Temporal Coverage

1950 - 1959

Original Format

black-and-white photographs

Citation

National Football Foundation , “The First National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner, 1958,” Host to the World, accessed August 5, 2021, https://waldorfnewyorkcity.com/archive/items/show/475.