June 8, 1939 "WASHINGTON, Wednesday...Three people I met yesterday asked me just how to greet the King and Queen, if they have an opportunity to meet them. That reminded me of a story told me in the Yosemite about one of the oldest rangers who was with me on a camping trip. Billy Nelson had … Continue reading Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: June 8-14
June 11, 1939: FDR hosts a hot dog picnic at Top Cottage for King George IV and Queen Elizabeth of England. ********** Did you know: On June 12, 1939 FDR addressed the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY. On June 10, 1940, FDR issued a proclamation of neutrality in the … Continue reading This Week in Roosevelt History: June 8-14
Of all the material you might find in an archive at a Presidential Library, who would have thought you’d find actual material? Stapled to a press release preceding the 1939 Royal Visit by the King and Queen of England are two fabric swatches of wool from gowns to be made for Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen … Continue reading Found in the Archives
June 11, 1939: FDR hosts a hot dog picnic at Top Cottage for King George IV and Queen Elizabeth of England.
June 6, 1939 "HYDE PARK, N. Y., Monday—Now I must report to you, oh, gentle reader, that we have spent a very peaceful weekend in the country and I have had my first swim of the year out of doors. It was cool but invigorating, and sitting in the sun afterwards was very pleasant. I … Continue reading Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: June 1-7