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Unknown [Group portrait of Roosevelt family at Campobello Island]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04458 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada Type: Photograph signed Date: 1930-1940 ca. Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and their son, James Roosevelt. 14 other men are pictured with the family on a beach.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945
Roosevelt, James, 1907-
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentFirst LadyWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryCanadaChildren and FamilySports and Games

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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