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Half Million Line Streets As 20,000 March in “stop Hitler” Parade

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More than 500,000 persons lined the route of march as 20,000 members of Czecho-Slovakian societies and sympathetic labor unions and liberal groups held a “Stop Hitler” parade yesterday from Madison Square to Columbus Circle. At a rally in Columbus Circle, Mayor LaGuardia declared “the people of Czecho-Slovakia will continue in Columbus Circle, Mayor LaGuardia declared “the people of Czecho-Slovakia will continue its history when the regime of Hitler will only be a black mark on the history of the world.” Other speakers included Dr. Stephen S. Wise, City Councilman Michael Quill, William Jay Schieffelin and Arthur Garfield Hays.

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