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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,…

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.

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".

Sample of Response to Letters Addressed to ER

Response from ER's staff to letters received.

Rose Schneiderman at WTUL rally

Rose Schneiderman speaks at a rally for the Women's Trade Union League.

Report by the PCSW

The final report issued by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

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,…

Political Cartoon of ER

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

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.