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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

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Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

This is a black and white photograph of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial taken by noted photographer Carol M. Highsmith. Dedicated on May 2, 1997, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial in Washington, D.C., commemorates the legacy of the 32nd president of the United States.The 

7.5-acre monument includes the above sculptures of the president and his dog Fala, who was the president's constant companion and extremely popular in the country during the presidency. The quotation on the wall is from President Roosevelt's speech at the White House Correspondent's
Association on March 15, 1941, just under 10 months prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor which brought the United States into World War II.

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