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Eleanor Roosevelt speaking at the dedication of the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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Roosevelt, Eleanor - Truman, H. S. (with); Truman - Ceremonies - Dedications - Presidency - Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; Truman - Dignitaries - Political Associates - Roosevelt, Eleanor; New York, Hyde Park; Roosevelt, Franklin D. - Library; Negroes; Animals - Dogs - Fala

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Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt (standing at podium) speaking at the dedication of the home of the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt as a national shrine. Seated behind her are, from left to right: Marian Anderson, Reverend George W. Anthony, National Park Service Director Newton Drury, Clark Clifford, and Secretary of the Interior Julius Krug. Standing behind Clark Clifford, next to the pillar is Franklin D. Roosevelt, Junior. Former President Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier dog Fala is sitting on the ground next to Mrs. Roosevelt's empty chair, his leash tied to the chair.

April 12, 1946