Hannegan Passing Stamps Out to Patients

2013-434 (untitled)
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8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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Georgia, Warm Springs; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Ref. to)

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A group of polio patients receive Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Stamps from Postmaster General Robert E. Hannegan (standing center forground) at Warm Springs, Georgia. Standing to the left of Hannegan is Georgia Governor Ellis Arnall. Standing at right of Hannegan is Basil O'Connor, President of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. All others in photo are unidentified. The group gathered for a Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Stamp Ceremony outside Roosevelt's Little White House in Warm Springs, Georgia.
August 24, 1945