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#144 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Material

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Small but interesting archive of materials from the collection of FDR confidant Toi Bachelder, related to President Roosevelt’s death, including: seven condolence letters sent to her, a printed notice indicating the date of FDR’s funeral, a printed sympathy card, and a memo regarding attending his internment with a schedule and list of those traveling; also includes a scrapbook personally-owned by the Roosevelt family before being given to Lillian Rogers Parks, containing various images and news clippings related to the Roosevelts’ life Includes a detailed letter of provenance on White House letterhead from Lillian Rogers Parks. In part: “This scrap book detailing the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was given to me upon the death of the President in 1945. Originally it was a gift to the Roosevelt’s from their friends Mrs. Henry Koel and Mrs. Keith Enquist of Fort Dodge, Iowa.”


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