FIRST LADY ELEANOR ROOSEVELT - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 11/06/1947 - HFSID 277549
Sale Price $270.00
She signs a typed letter forwarding her column about a hockey team.
Typed Letter signed: "Eleanor Roosevelt", 1 page, 6x6¾. New York, N.Y., 1947 November 6. On personal letterhead to "my dear Mr. MacVeagh". In full: "I have enclosed a copy of my column published November 7th in which I mention the hockey team which you mentioned in your letter to me. With every good wish, I am, Very sincerely yours'. [Column mentioned here is not included, but can be read on-line, where all of her "My Day" columns are available.] Anna ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (1884-1962) was America's First Lady 1933-1945. Despite strains in her marriage to Franklin, she was an active and eloquent supporter of his New Deal program. After his death, Mrs. Roosevelt continued to voice strong support for liberal causes, including Civil Rights and the United Nations. She had a syndicated newspaper column, "My Day." The reference to hockey in her column of November 7, 1947 concerns a visiting women's field hockey team from Britain, undefeated in its American tour. She mentions coincidentally that she learned to play field hockey while a student in London. Staple holes in upper left corner. Mailing fold, not at signature. Fine condition.
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