Eleanor Roosevelt

Title

Eleanor Roosevelt

Subject

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 20. Building 3A.

Description

Eleanor Roosevelt in front of the Governor's Palace. Mrs. Roosevelt's visit to Colonial Williamsburg had a full schedule compared to other distinguished visitors. On her first morning in Williamsburg, Mrs. Roosevelt took tours of seven buildings before lunch at Chowing's Tavern. Mrs. Roosevelt would continue her whirlwind tour visiting the Capitol in the afternoon, taking a trip to Jamestown, shopping in Merchant's Square, visiting the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, and finishing the busy day attending an organ recital at Bruton Parish Church.

Creator

Rossner, Gerry

Date

1959-02

Date Created

1959-02

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

1963-GR-719

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Original Format

Gelatin silver print

Physical Dimensions

8x10 inches

Files

1963-GR-719.jpg

Citation

Rossner, Gerry, “Eleanor Roosevelt,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed October 23, 2017, http://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/656.