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National Tree Lighting - 1933

National Tree Lighting - 1933

Date of Work
December 24, 1933
Credit
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum/NARA

National Tree Lighting - 1933

Girl Scout Margaret Lusby presents roses to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the National Tree Lighting on December 24,1933. The first lady of the country has served as the honorary National President of the Girl Scouts ever since Edith Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson, began the tradition in 1917. Accompanying Mrs. Roosevelt are President Roosevelt and their granddaughter, “Sistie” (Anna Eleanor) Dall.

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