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Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962) To Mr. Wronkow

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09566 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Eleanor (1884-1962) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 12 March, 1943 Pagination: 2 p. ; 23.5 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Elenore Roosevelt is writing to Mr. Wronkow the founder of a German language newspaper titled Aufbau, which served as a information desiminater to German refugees during WWII. Roosevelt is thanking Wronkow for helping the non citizen acclimate to the country. Roosevelt also mentions that every family should have a garden (victory garden) which will provide food for the family and community and help with rationing.

People: Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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

Subjects: Victory FarmsWorld War IIImmigration and MigrationChildren and FamilyFirst Lady

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