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  • Collection: Eleanor Roosevelt: We Make Our Own History

Drop Leaf Table, Val-Kill Industries

A table produced by Val-Kill industries.

Planning the Public Works of Art Project

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Eleanor Roosevelt examines the proposed national divisions of the Public Works of Art Project with Edward Bruce, Chip Robert, and Forbes Watson. Eleanor was instrumental in winning Franklin’s support of the project.

WPA Children Painting, Jacksonville Negro Federal Gallery

Original caption reads: "Negro creative work based on spirituals. Jacksonville Negro Federal Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida. Opportunities for negro children in painting and sculpture have resulted in works which are extremely rhythmic and…

A Letter to Mrs. Roosevelt

A letter addressed to Mrs. Roosevelt. It is one of the 4,713 letters received during August, 1937.

Sample of Response to Letters Addressed to ER

Response from ER's staff to letters received.

Young Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt at Blithewood

FDR with Col. Zabriskie, NY Governor Dix, and ER at Blithewood Manor, in Annandale NY. Adapted.

ER receives honorary degree at Bard College.

ER in front of Warden’s Hall after receiving honorary degree from Bard College.

ER Calls for Order

ER playfully calls for order. She introduces FDR for an address before the National Education Association at the World’s Fair.