Papers, 1886-1976, 1933-1976 (bulk)

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Papers, 1886-1976, 1933-1976 (bulk)

Correspondence, minutes, reports, tributes, speeches, articles, clippings, and other materials pertaining to her parents, 1901-1975, including her correspondence with her parents, 1909-1962; family correspondence with Sara Delano Roosevelt, her husband James A. Halsted, her previous husbands Curtis Dall and John Boettiger, her children Anna Eleanor Dall Seagraves, Curtis Roosevelt Dall (who later dropped the name Dall), and John Roosevelt Boettiger, and her brothers James, Elliott, Franklin, and John Aspinwall Roosevelt. Other correspondents in the collection include Malvina Thompson, Maureen Corr, Stephen Early, David and Maude Gray, Averell Harriman, Lorena Hickok, Joseph and Trude Lash, Adlai E. Stevenson, Harry S. Truman, and Grace Tully. Subject files contain correspondence, articles, speeches, drafts, notes, clippings, and other materials relating to her jobs, radio programs, speeches, and organizations she supported including American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Commission, National Committee on Household Employment, National Foundation-March of Dimes, National Youth Administration, Office of Economic Opportunity, President's Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations, and the Wiltwyck School. Collection also include letters written by her grandfather Elliott Roosevelt, 1886-1892.

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Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. Raised in Bloomington, Illinois, Stevenson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served in numerous positions in the federal government during the 1930s and 1940s, including the Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Federal Alcohol Administration, Department of the Navy, and the State Department. In 1945, he served on the committee that created the United Nations, and he was a me...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986

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Roosevelt, Elliott, 1910-1990

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...

Boettiger, John, 1900-1950

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Boettiger, second husband of Anna Roosevelt, was a journalist and newspaper publisher who also served as an aide to President Roosevelt at the Teheran Conference during World War II. From the description of Papers, 1900-1963, 1932-1950 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155521764 ...

Dall, Curtis B. (Curtis Bean), 1896-1991

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Curtis Bean Dall (b. Oct. 24, 1896, N.Y.C.-d. June 27, 1881, Beaufort, S.C.) was Franklin D. Roosevelt's son-in-law. He was the first husband of FDR's daughter Anna Roosevelt, whom he married in 1926 then divorced in 1934. He is the author of FDR: My Exploited Father-in-Law. From the description of Dall, Curtis Bean, 1896-1991 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12043852 ...

American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Thompson, Malvina, 1893-1953

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Halsted, James A.

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James Addison Halsted (b. Syracuse, New York, Apr. 19, 1905-d. March 2, 1984) was the third husband of Anna Roosevelt. They were married from November 11, 1952 until her death in 1975. From the description of Halsted, James Addison, 1905-1984 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570124 ...

Roosevelt, Curtis, 1930-

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Gray, David, 1870-1968

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David Gray (1870-1968) was born in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Harvard University in 1892, and received a Doctor of Letters from Bowdoin College in 1925. He married Maude Livingston Hall Waterbury, an aunt to Eleanor Roosevelt, in 1914. Between 1893 and 1899, he worked as a reporter and editorial writer for several Rochester and Buffalo newspapers. Gray was admitted to the bar in 1899, and served as a Captain in the American Expeditionary Force during World War I. From 1899 onward, his ...

Roosevelt, John A. (John Aspinwall), 1916-1981

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John Aspinwall Roosevelt (March 13, 1916 – April 27, 1981) was an American businessman and the sixth and last child of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and his wife, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the only Roosevelt son who never sought political office....

United States. President's Commission on the Status of Women

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The Commission was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 to examine the needs and rights of women and to make recommendations for "the diminution of barriers that result in waste, injustice, and frustration." Eleanor Roosevelt chaired the Commission until her death in 1962. From the description of Records, 1961-1963 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006800 ...

Roosevelt, Sara Delano, 1854-1941

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Early, Stephen T. (Stephen Tyree), 1889-1951

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Stephen Tyree Early (1889-1951) met Franklin D. Roosevelt while covering the 1912 Democratic Convention as a reporter for the United Press. From 1913 to 1917, Early was the Associated Press correspondent covering the Navy Department, during which time his acquaintance with Roosevelt and Louis Howe grew. After serving in World War I with an Infantry Regiment and the Stars and Stripes newspaper, he returned to the United States and was asked by Roosevelt to be the advance man for the 1920 Vice Pre...

Gray, Maude.

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National Committee on Household Employment

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Founded in 1964 to restructure private household employment. From the description of Records, 1937-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70938812 ...

United States. National Youth Administration

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991

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James Roosevelt II (December 23, 1907 – August 13, 1991) was an American businessman, Marine, activist, and Democratic Party politician. The oldest son of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt, he received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism while serving as a Marine Corps officer during World War II. He served as an official Secretary to the President and in the United States House of Representatives representing California....

Hickok, Lorena A.

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Newspaper reporter, author. Hickok (1893-1968) was a close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. She was assigned to cover Mrs. Roosevelt during the 1932 Presidential campaign. She worked with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, 1933-1936, and was the author of several books on Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller. From the description of Papers, 1913-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523285 ...

United Nations

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In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...

Seagraves, Anna Eleanor Dall.

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Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987

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Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Tully, Grace G

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Wiltwyck School for Boys (N.Y.)

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Lash, Trude.

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National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

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Roosevelt, Anna, 1906-1975

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Anna Roosevelt (1906-1975) was the eldest child and only daughter of Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt. After her 1924 graduation from Miss Chapin''s school, she attended a short course at Cornell University in the forestry school. On June 5, 1926, she married Curtis Bean Dall. They had two children, Anna Eleanor Dall, known as Sistie (b. 1927), and Curtis Roosevelt Dall, known as Buzzie (b.1930). Between 1932 and 1934, Anna was associate editor of a magazine called Babies Just Babies, hosted a ...

United Nations. Commission on Human Rights

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Corr, Maureen

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Eleanor Roosevelt's secretary. From the description of Papers, 1955-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155522137 ...

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity

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Boettiger, John R. (John Roosevelt), 1939-

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