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  • Collection: Eleanor Roosevelt: We Make Our Own History

The Skyscrapers

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The fruits of the PWAP were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery in 1934. The Roosevelt family attended the exhibition, and Eleanor personally choose a number of paintings to purchase. “The Skyscapers,” one of the paintings chosen by Mrs. Roosevelt,…

ER Volume of Mail, 1933, 1937, 1938

Volume of mail as indexed by ER and staff in the years 1933, 1937, and 1938. Compiled and adapted by Jonian Rafti.

Portrait of Mrs. Roosevelt

Douglas Chandor’s portrait conveys the restless energy and multifaceted personality of the subject. A full-color rendering of Eleanor engages the viewer with her direct, powerful gaze as her hand lightly peels back a page from an open book. Below,…

"Interview with Ruth Brall"

Radio broadcast interview with Ruth Brall, a WPA sculptor.

"Letter from a Listener"

An excerpt from Eleanor Roosevelt's radio program.

The Expectant Thistles

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A print on paper by artist George Biddle. Depicts donkeys in various states of repose and decay in a loosely American southwest setting.

Political Cartoon of ER

A political cartoon drawn for Eleanor Roosevelt's seventieth birthday for "Here and Now".

Statuette of Eleanor Roosevelt

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Small, hand-carved statue of Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt made by an artist associated with the WPA. The base of the statue contains the inscription "Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt".

An Incident in Contemporary American Life

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A mural designed by Mitchell Jamieson that depicts Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial. The mural resides in the Department of the Interior Building, Washington, D.C.