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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: June 9, 2012
Caption: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Additional Description: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his desk in the White House, 1935. In the park to your right is a desk-sized stone memorial to the president who made the National Archives a federal agency. Roosevelt once said that if a memorial to him were built, it should be no larger than his desk, and located here. In 1997 a larger, landscape memorial to him opened along the Tidal Basin.
Submitted: August 25, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p216947
File Size: 2.258 Megabytes
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