circa 1930: New York Republican congressman Fiorello Henry La Guardia (1882 - 1947), poses during a visit to Russia. He met with Russian Grand Duke Boris. La Guardia later became mayor of New York City. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

circa 1930:  New York Republican congressman Fiorello Henry La Guardia (1882 - 1947), poses during a visit to Russia. He met with Russian Grand Duke Boris. La Guardia later became mayor of New York City.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)