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CHIEF EXECUTIVE RETURNS FROM WARM SPRINGS. WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 10. LOOKING THE PICTURE OF HEALTH, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RETURNED FROM A SPRING VACATION AT WARM SPRINGS. BESIDES SECRETARY OF COMMERCE HARRY HOPKINS WHO ACCOMPANIED THE PRESIDENT ON THE TRIP FROM HIS GEORGIA RETREAT, OTHERS AT UNION STATION WERE SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL AND SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY HENRY MORGENTHAU. LITTLE DIANA HOPKINS, DAUGHTER OF THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, IS ALSO IN THE PICTURE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE RETURNS FROM WARM SPRINGS. WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 10. LOOKING THE PICTURE OF HEALTH, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RETURNED FROM A SPRING VACATION AT WARM SPRINGS. BESIDES SECRETARY OF COMMERCE HARRY HOPKINS WHO ACCOMPANIED THE PRESIDENT ON THE TRIP FROM HIS GEORGIA RETREAT, OTHERS AT UNION STATION WERE SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL AND SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY HENRY MORGENTHAU. LITTLE DIANA HOPKINS, DAUGHTER OF THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE, IS ALSO IN THE PICTURE

PRESIDENT SIGNS SMALL HOME LOAN MEASURE. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED THE BILL PROVIDING FOR A $2,000,000,000 REFINANCING OF SMALL HOME MORTGAGES TO PUT THEM ON LOWER INTEREST RATE. THE ADMINISTRATION HOPES TO HAVE THE LAW IN ACTIVE OPERATION WITHIN A MONTH. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE SEEN: WILLIAM F. STEVENSON, CHAIRMAN OF HOME LOAN BANK BOARD; T. DWIGHT, MEMBER OF BOARD; RUSSELL HAWKINS, MEMBER; A. E. HUTCHISON, SECRETARY OF BOARD; HO..RUSSELL, GENERAL COUNSEL OF BOARD; CARRO[...], MEMBER; WALTER H. NEWTON, MEMBER; REP. WILLIAM F. BRUNNER, NY; SEN. JOSEPH T. ROBINSON, AR.

PRESIDENT SIGNS SMALL HOME LOAN MEASURE. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED THE BILL PROVIDING FOR A $2,000,000,000 REFINANCING OF SMALL HOME MORTGAGES TO PUT THEM ON LOWER INTEREST RATE. THE ADMINISTRATION HOPES TO HAVE THE LAW IN ACTIVE OPERATION WITHIN A MONTH. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH CAN BE SEEN: WILLIAM F. STEVENSON, CHAIRMAN OF HOME LOAN BANK BOARD; T. DWIGHT, MEMBER OF BOARD; RUSSELL HAWKINS, MEMBER; A. E. HUTCHISON, SECRETARY OF BOARD; HO..RUSSELL, GENERAL COUNSEL OF BOARD; CARRO[...], MEMBER; WALTER H. NEWTON, MEMBER; REP. WILLIAM F. BRUNNER, NY; SEN. JOSEPH T. ROBINSON, AR.

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AND JAPANESE DELEGATION IN CONFERENCE AT WHITE HOUSE. TO EXCHANGE VIEWS ON ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND STUDY THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE SITUATION, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY CONFERRED WITH VISCOUNT ISHII AND MEMBERS OF HIS DELEGATION AT THE WHITE HOUSE. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: VISCOUNT ISHII; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; MRS. EIGO FUKAI, VICE GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF JAPAN; AND AMBASSADOR KATSUJI DEBUCHI

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AND JAPANESE DELEGATION IN CONFERENCE AT WHITE HOUSE. TO EXCHANGE VIEWS ON ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND STUDY THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE SITUATION, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY CONFERRED WITH VISCOUNT ISHII AND MEMBERS OF HIS DELEGATION AT THE WHITE HOUSE. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: VISCOUNT ISHII; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; MRS. EIGO FUKAI, VICE GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF JAPAN; AND AMBASSADOR KATSUJI DEBUCHI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE PRESENTS PRESIDENT'S CUP TO WINNER OF REGATTA. WASHINGTON, D.C. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PERSONALLY PRESENTED THE PRESIDENT'S CUP TO HERBERT A. MENDELSON OF DETROIT, WINNER OF THE PRESIDENT'S CUP REGATTA ON THE POTOMAC RIVER LAST SEPTEMBER. L TO R: HERBERT A. MENDELSON; GORDON LEECH, CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDENT'S CUP REGATTA ASSOCIATION; JAMES A. COU[...]OR, GENERAL CHAIRMAN OF THE 1937 REGATTA; HARRY P. SOMMERVILLE, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE PRESENTS PRESIDENT'S CUP TO WINNER OF REGATTA. WASHINGTON, D.C. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PERSONALLY PRESENTED THE PRESIDENT'S CUP TO HERBERT A. MENDELSON OF DETROIT, WINNER OF THE PRESIDENT'S CUP REGATTA ON THE POTOMAC RIVER LAST SEPTEMBER. L TO R: HERBERT A. MENDELSON; GORDON LEECH, CHAIRMAN OF THE PRESIDENT'S CUP REGATTA ASSOCIATION; JAMES A. COU[...]OR, GENERAL CHAIRMAN OF THE 1937 REGATTA; HARRY P. SOMMERVILLE, EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PRESENTS CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO ATLANTAN. WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO CAPT. SAMUEL I. PARKER, OF THE INFANTRY RESERVE, ATLANTA, GEORGIA. THE MEDAL WAS PRESENTED FOR 'EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM IN ACTION' DURING THE WORLD WAR. MEMBERS OF CAPT. PARKER'S FAMILY AND MAJ. GEN. MALIN H.CRAIG, U.S. CHIEF OF STAFF, WITNESSED THE PRESENTATION. IN THE PHOTO L TO R: MRS. SAMUEL I. PARKER, MISS PARKER, DAUGHTER; CAPT.SAMUEL I. PARKER; SAM PARKER, JR.; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; JUDGE PARKER, A BROTHER; REP. MALCOM TARVER OF GEORGIA; AND MAJ. GEN. MALIN H. CRAIG

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PRESENTS CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO ATLANTAN. WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO CAPT. SAMUEL I. PARKER, OF THE INFANTRY RESERVE, ATLANTA, GEORGIA. THE MEDAL WAS PRESENTED FOR 'EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM IN ACTION' DURING THE WORLD WAR. MEMBERS OF CAPT. PARKER'S FAMILY AND MAJ. GEN. MALIN H.CRAIG, U.S. CHIEF OF STAFF, WITNESSED THE PRESENTATION. IN THE PHOTO L TO R: MRS. SAMUEL I. PARKER, MISS PARKER, DAUGHTER; CAPT.SAMUEL I. PARKER; SAM PARKER, JR.; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; JUDGE PARKER, A BROTHER; REP. MALCOM TARVER OF GEORGIA; AND MAJ. GEN. MALIN H. CRAIG

WISCONSIN GIRL RECEIVES GORGAS AWARD FROM PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 5. MISS HELEN MAE COLLENTINE, A SENIOR STUDENT AT MESSMER HIGH SCHOOL, MILWAUKEE, WI, RECEIVING FROM PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY THE FIRST HENRY L. DOHERTY PRIZE OF$500 IN THE SEVENTH ANNUAL GORGAS ESSAY CONTEST. THE SUBJECT ASSIGNED WAS 'GORGAS CONTROL OF TRANSMISSIBLE AND [...] PREVENTABLE DISEASES.' THOUSANDS OF JUNIOR AND SENIOR STUDENTS REPRESENTING HIGH SCHOOLS IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES PARTICIPATED IN THE CONTEST WHICH IS CONDUCTED BY THE GORGAS MEMORIAL INSTITUTE AS PART OF ITS HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM. THE AWARD ALSO INCLUDED $200 FOR MISS COLLENTINE'S TRIP TO WASHINGTON. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: MISS COLLENTINE, MRS. HENRY DOUHERTY; ADMIRAL CARY GRAYSON, DIRECTOR OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS; AND PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT

WISCONSIN GIRL RECEIVES GORGAS AWARD FROM PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 5. MISS HELEN MAE COLLENTINE, A SENIOR STUDENT AT MESSMER HIGH SCHOOL, MILWAUKEE, WI, RECEIVING FROM PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY THE FIRST HENRY L. DOHERTY PRIZE OF$500 IN THE SEVENTH ANNUAL GORGAS ESSAY CONTEST. THE SUBJECT ASSIGNED WAS 'GORGAS CONTROL OF TRANSMISSIBLE AND [...] PREVENTABLE DISEASES.' THOUSANDS OF JUNIOR AND SENIOR STUDENTS REPRESENTING HIGH SCHOOLS IN ALL PARTS OF THE UNITED STATES PARTICIPATED IN THE CONTEST WHICH IS CONDUCTED BY THE GORGAS MEMORIAL INSTITUTE AS PART OF ITS HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAM. THE AWARD ALSO INCLUDED $200 FOR MISS COLLENTINE'S TRIP TO WASHINGTON. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: MISS COLLENTINE, MRS. HENRY DOUHERTY; ADMIRAL CARY GRAYSON, DIRECTOR OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS; AND PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT

New Cuban Ambassador. Washington, D.C., March 11. The new Cuban Ambassador to the United States Dr. Pedro Martinez from, left: photographed on the steps of the White House after presenting his credentials to President Roosevelt today. He is shown with Richard Southgate of the state Dept. Dr. Frada succeeds Senor Dr. Guillermo Patterson

New Cuban Ambassador. Washington, D.C., March 11. The new Cuban Ambassador to the United States Dr. Pedro Martinez from, left: photographed on the steps of the White House after presenting his credentials to President Roosevelt today. He is shown with Richard Southgate of the state Dept. Dr. Frada succeeds Senor Dr. Guillermo Patterson

Cotton state Solons present demands for enactment of farm program to president. Washington, D.C., Aug 5. Led by Senator Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith, of South Carolina, a delegation of congressmen from the cotton states called on President Roosevelt today and presented their demands for enactment of a farm program before congressional adjournment. After the conference a spokesman for the group told reporters he felt the president would make stabilization loans under existing discretionary powers, probably through the Commodity Credit Corporation, on all basic commodities if given "definite assurances" that a farm production control program would be enacted early next session. In the picture, left to right: Rep. William R. Poage, Texas; Rep. John J. Sparkman, Ala.; Senator Ellison D. Smith, S.C.; Rep. Rene L. De Rouen, LA.; Rep. Lyndon Johnson, Tex.; Rep. Aaron Lane Ford, Miss. and Rep. Clyde Garrett, Texas, 8/5/37

Cotton state Solons present demands for enactment of farm program to president. Washington, D.C., Aug 5. Led by Senator Ellison D. "Cotton Ed" Smith, of South Carolina, a delegation of congressmen from the cotton states called on President Roosevelt today and presented their demands for enactment of a farm program before congressional adjournment. After the conference a spokesman for the group told reporters he felt the president would make stabilization loans under existing discretionary powers, probably through the Commodity Credit Corporation, on all basic commodities if given "definite assurances" that a farm production control program would be enacted early next session. In the picture, left to right: Rep. William R. Poage, Texas; Rep. John J. Sparkman, Ala.; Senator Ellison D. Smith, S.C.; Rep. Rene L. De Rouen, LA.; Rep. Lyndon Johnson, Tex.; Rep. Aaron Lane Ford, Miss. and Rep. Clyde Garrett, Texas, 8/5/37

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT BECOMES HEAD OF AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 23. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BECAME HONORARY HEAD OF THE AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY AND IS SHOWN RECEIVING AN HONORARY LIFE-SAVING MEDAL OF THE ORGANIZATION FROM RICHARD STOCKTON, NEWARK, NJ, SOCIETY PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT BECOMES HEAD OF AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 23. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BECAME HONORARY HEAD OF THE AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY AND IS SHOWN RECEIVING AN HONORARY LIFE-SAVING MEDAL OF THE ORGANIZATION FROM RICHARD STOCKTON, NEWARK, NJ, SOCIETY PRESIDENT

President lays cornerstone for new Apex Building. Washington, D.C. July 12. President Roosevelt today laid the cornerstone to the Apex Building to complete the government buildings on the Mall, the building will house the Federal Trades Commission, the President is shown with the Hon. W.A. Ayres, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, left; as he used the trowel used by George Washington in laying the cornerstone of the Capitol

President lays cornerstone for new Apex Building. Washington, D.C. July 12. President Roosevelt today laid the cornerstone to the Apex Building to complete the government buildings on the Mall, the building will house the Federal Trades Commission, the President is shown with the Hon. W.A. Ayres, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, left; as he used the trowel used by George Washington in laying the cornerstone of the Capitol

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT ACCEPTS FIRE PREVENTION POSTER. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 10. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ACCEPTED FOR THE GOVERNMENT THE PAINTING MADE BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG TO BE USED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ON POSTERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. IT SHOWS UNCLE SAM AS A FOREST RANGER IN A FOREST WITH THE SLOGAN 'YOUR FORESTS--YOUR FAULT--YOUR LOSS.' L TO R: BEHIND THE PRESIDENT ARE JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG, THE ARTIST; SEC. OF AGRICULTURE HENRY WALLACE; EARLE H. CLAPP, CHIEF OF THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE

PRESIDENT ACCEPTS FIRE PREVENTION POSTER. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 10. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ACCEPTED FOR THE GOVERNMENT THE PAINTING MADE BY JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG TO BE USED BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ON POSTERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. IT SHOWS UNCLE SAM AS A FOREST RANGER IN A FOREST WITH THE SLOGAN 'YOUR FORESTS--YOUR FAULT--YOUR LOSS.' L TO R: BEHIND THE PRESIDENT ARE JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG, THE ARTIST; SEC. OF AGRICULTURE HENRY WALLACE; EARLE H. CLAPP, CHIEF OF THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE

PRESIDENT ADDS TO SHIP COLLECTION. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A MODEL OF THE HUDSON RIVER PACKET SCOOP 'EXPERIMENT' FROM THE NEW YORK ROD AND GUN EDITORS ASSOCIATION, THE ORGANIZATION'S AWARD TO HIM WAS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROTECTION OF THE NATION'S OUTDOOR RESOURCES. THE PRESIDENT WAS QUITE PLEASED AS HE ALREADY HAS TWO MODELS OF THE HUDSON RIVER BOATS AND THIS ONE COMPLETES THE SET. L TO R: [...] HURLEY OF THE NEW YORK DAILY MIRROR, FRED FLETCHER OF THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, AND PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT

PRESIDENT ADDS TO SHIP COLLECTION. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A MODEL OF THE HUDSON RIVER PACKET SCOOP 'EXPERIMENT' FROM THE NEW YORK ROD AND GUN EDITORS ASSOCIATION, THE ORGANIZATION'S AWARD TO HIM WAS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROTECTION OF THE NATION'S OUTDOOR RESOURCES. THE PRESIDENT WAS QUITE PLEASED AS HE ALREADY HAS TWO MODELS OF THE HUDSON RIVER BOATS AND THIS ONE COMPLETES THE SET. L TO R: [...] HURLEY OF THE NEW YORK DAILY MIRROR, FRED FLETCHER OF THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, AND PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT

PRESIDENT BECOMES HEAD OF AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 23. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BECAME HONORARY HEAD OF THE AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY AND IS SHOWN RECEIVING AN HONORARY LIFE-SAVING MEDAL OF THE ORGANIZATION FROM RICHARD STOCKTON, NEWARK, NJ, SOCIETY PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT BECOMES HEAD OF AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY. WASHINGTON, D.C. JUNE 23. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BECAME HONORARY HEAD OF THE AMERICAN CROSS OF HONOR SOCIETY AND IS SHOWN RECEIVING AN HONORARY LIFE-SAVING MEDAL OF THE ORGANIZATION FROM RICHARD STOCKTON, NEWARK, NJ, SOCIETY PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C.,JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT RECEIVES FRATERNITY MEMBERSHIP SCROLL. WASHINGTON, D.C.,JUNE 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A SCROLL REPRESENTING HIS MEMBERSHIP IN THE GREEK ORDER OF AHEPA. HE WAS INITIATED INTO THE ORDER MARCH 11, 1931, WHEN GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK. THE GREEK EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION MADE THE PRESENTATION THROUGHT ARTHUR G. SYRAN, NEW YORK, PRESIDENT. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: JOHN DOUNOUCOS, ARTHUR G. SYRAN, PETER VOUCHELAS, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, CONSTANTINE G. ECONOMON, EL POLITES, REV. THOMAS J. LACEY, AND THOMAS PALEDES

PRESIDENT PRESENTS SCHIFF TROPHY. WASHINGTON, D.C. DECEMBER 14. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED THE SCHIFF TROPHY TO COMMANDER ROBERT FULLER, COMMANDING OFFICER OF VP SQUADRON SEVEN OF THE FLEET BASE FORCE AT SAN DIEGO. THE TROPHY IS AWARDED ANNUALLY TO THE NAVAL FLYING UNIT WHICH HAS THE BEST RECORD FOR THE YEAR IN SAFETY IN THE AIR. COMMANDER FULLER ON THE LEFT IS BEING CONGRATULATED BY THE PRESIDENT, WHILE HERBERT SCHIFF, DONOR OF THE TROPHY, AND CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS ADMIRAL WILLIAM LEAHY, LOOK ON

PRESIDENT PRESENTS SCHIFF TROPHY. WASHINGTON, D.C. DECEMBER 14. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED THE SCHIFF TROPHY TO COMMANDER ROBERT FULLER, COMMANDING OFFICER OF VP SQUADRON SEVEN OF THE FLEET BASE FORCE AT SAN DIEGO. THE TROPHY IS AWARDED ANNUALLY TO THE NAVAL FLYING UNIT WHICH HAS THE BEST RECORD FOR THE YEAR IN SAFETY IN THE AIR. COMMANDER FULLER ON THE LEFT IS BEING CONGRATULATED BY THE PRESIDENT, WHILE HERBERT SCHIFF, DONOR OF THE TROPHY, AND CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS ADMIRAL WILLIAM LEAHY, LOOK ON

PRESIDENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO UNKNOWN SOLDIER. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY LEAD THE NATION IN OBSERVING ARMISTICE DAY WHEN HE PLACED A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER IN ARLINGTON. FLANKED BY HIS MILITARY AND NAVAL AIDES CAPT. WALTER B. WOODSON AND COLE. D. WATSON, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT STOOD IN SILENCE AFTER THE TRIBUTE WAS PAID. IN THE REAR CAN BE SEEN SECRETARY OF WAR WOODRING, ASST. SECRETARY OF NAVY EDISON, ASST. SECRETARY OF WAR JOHNSON, AND U.S. CHIEF OF STAFF MALIN CRAIG

PRESIDENT PAYS TRIBUTE TO UNKNOWN SOLDIER. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY LEAD THE NATION IN OBSERVING ARMISTICE DAY WHEN HE PLACED A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER IN ARLINGTON. FLANKED BY HIS MILITARY AND NAVAL AIDES CAPT. WALTER B. WOODSON AND COLE. D. WATSON, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT STOOD IN SILENCE AFTER THE TRIBUTE WAS PAID. IN THE REAR CAN BE SEEN SECRETARY OF WAR WOODRING, ASST. SECRETARY OF NAVY EDISON, ASST. SECRETARY OF WAR JOHNSON, AND U.S. CHIEF OF STAFF MALIN CRAIG

President inspects sites for new Naval Hosp. Washington, D.C., Aug 4. Accompanied by members of Congress and the Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, President Roosevelt today drove 20 miles through the District of Columbia to inspect two sites for the Navy's new $4,800,000 hospitals. In the photograph, left to right: President Roosevelt, Rep. Carl Vinson, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs committee, Senator David I. Walsh, Chairman of the Senate Naval Affairs committee, and Rear Admiral P.S. Rossiter, Surgeon General of the Navy

President inspects sites for new Naval Hosp. Washington, D.C., Aug 4. Accompanied by members of Congress and the Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, President Roosevelt today drove 20 miles through the District of Columbia to inspect two sites for the Navy's new $4,800,000 hospitals. In the photograph, left to right: President Roosevelt, Rep. Carl Vinson, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs committee, Senator David I. Walsh, Chairman of the Senate Naval Affairs committee, and Rear Admiral P.S. Rossiter, Surgeon General of the Navy

PRESIDENT RECEIVES WILD LIFE STAMPS. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ADDED FURTHER TO HIS STAMP COLLECTION WHEN HE WAS PRESENTED WITH A BLOCK OF WILD LIFE STAMPS IN COMMEMORATION OF WILD LIFE RESTORATION WEEK. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; FRED F. JORDAN, DIRECTOR OF WILD LIFE RESTORATION WEEK; AND MINOR HUDSON, U.S. JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRESIDENT RECEIVES WILD LIFE STAMPS. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ADDED FURTHER TO HIS STAMP COLLECTION WHEN HE WAS PRESENTED WITH A BLOCK OF WILD LIFE STAMPS IN COMMEMORATION OF WILD LIFE RESTORATION WEEK. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; FRED F. JORDAN, DIRECTOR OF WILD LIFE RESTORATION WEEK; AND MINOR HUDSON, U.S. JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PRESIDENT ADDRESSES D.A.R. WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 21. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ADDRESSED THE FORTY- SEVENTH CONTINENTAL CONGRESS OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AT CONSTITUTION HALL. SPEAKING EXTEMPORANEOUSLY, THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE CALLED ON THE MEMBERS TO EDUCATE AMERICAN YOUTH IN THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT IMPELLED 'OUR ANCESTORS TO THROW OFF THE FASCIST YOKE.' HE ALSO REAFFIRMED HIS STAND FOR ADEQUATE NATIONAL DEFENSE

PRESIDENT ADDRESSES D.A.R. WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 21. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY ADDRESSED THE FORTY- SEVENTH CONTINENTAL CONGRESS OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AT CONSTITUTION HALL. SPEAKING EXTEMPORANEOUSLY, THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE CALLED ON THE MEMBERS TO EDUCATE AMERICAN YOUTH IN THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT IMPELLED 'OUR ANCESTORS TO THROW OFF THE FASCIST YOKE.' HE ALSO REAFFIRMED HIS STAND FOR ADEQUATE NATIONAL DEFENSE

PRESIDENT ENROLLED AS 'FOUNDER' IN FOUNDATION FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 17. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PURCHASING FROM U.S. SURGEON GENERAL THOMAS PARRAN A CERTIFICATE ENROLLING HIM AS A 'FOUNDER' OF THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS. THE NEW FOUNDATION, A PERMANENT ORGANIZATION, WILL THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF CITIZENS IN EVERY TOWN AND CITY WAGE THE FIGHT AGAINST THE DISEASE ON A NATIONWIDE SCALE. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: DR. THOMAS PARRAN; KIETH MO[...], NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE PRESIDENT'S BIRTHDAY; DR. THOMAS W. GOSLING, NATIONAL DIRECTOR, AMERICAN JUNIOR RED CROSS; MISS KATHERINE [i.e. Katharine] LENROOT, CHIEF OF THE CHILDREN'S BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; AND D.C. COMMISSIONER GEORGE ALLEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CAMPAIGN

PRESIDENT ENROLLED AS 'FOUNDER' IN FOUNDATION FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 17. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PURCHASING FROM U.S. SURGEON GENERAL THOMAS PARRAN A CERTIFICATE ENROLLING HIM AS A 'FOUNDER' OF THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS. THE NEW FOUNDATION, A PERMANENT ORGANIZATION, WILL THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF CITIZENS IN EVERY TOWN AND CITY WAGE THE FIGHT AGAINST THE DISEASE ON A NATIONWIDE SCALE. IN THE PHOTOGRAPH, L TO R: DR. THOMAS PARRAN; KIETH MO[...], NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE PRESIDENT'S BIRTHDAY; DR. THOMAS W. GOSLING, NATIONAL DIRECTOR, AMERICAN JUNIOR RED CROSS; MISS KATHERINE [i.e. Katharine] LENROOT, CHIEF OF THE CHILDREN'S BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR; AND D.C. COMMISSIONER GEORGE ALLEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CAMPAIGN

PRESIDENT GETS GOLD SEASON PASS FOR WASHINGTON PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL GAMES. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 17. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED FROM GEORGE MARSHALL, PRESIDENT OF THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM, A GOLD SEASON PASS FOR THE REDSKINS GAMES IN THE CAPITAL

PRESIDENT GETS GOLD SEASON PASS FOR WASHINGTON PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL GAMES. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 17. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED FROM GEORGE MARSHALL, PRESIDENT OF THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM, A GOLD SEASON PASS FOR THE REDSKINS GAMES IN THE CAPITAL

PRESIDENT MAY ATTEND NORTHWEST TERRITORY CELEBRATION AT MARIETTA, OHIO. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 21. AFTER RECEIVING A WOODEN PLAQUE MADE FROM THE OAK THEY ARE USING TO BUILD FLAT-BOTTOMED BOATS SIMILAR TO THOSE IN WHICH THE PIONEERS FLOATED DOWN THE OHIO RIVER, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY INDICATED HE WOULD ATTEND THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF CREATION OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY AT MARIETTA, OHIO, SOMETIME NEXT JULY. DAVID PETERSON, CHICAGO IL, AND MONTE PARR, MINGO JUNCTION, OHIO, MEMBERS OF AN EXPEDITION REENACTING MARCH OF THE PIONEERS WHO BLAZED THE TRAILS INTO THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY, ARE SHOWN MAKING THE PRESENTATION

PRESIDENT MAY ATTEND NORTHWEST TERRITORY CELEBRATION AT MARIETTA, OHIO. WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 21. AFTER RECEIVING A WOODEN PLAQUE MADE FROM THE OAK THEY ARE USING TO BUILD FLAT-BOTTOMED BOATS SIMILAR TO THOSE IN WHICH THE PIONEERS FLOATED DOWN THE OHIO RIVER, PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY INDICATED HE WOULD ATTEND THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF CREATION OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY AT MARIETTA, OHIO, SOMETIME NEXT JULY. DAVID PETERSON, CHICAGO IL, AND MONTE PARR, MINGO JUNCTION, OHIO, MEMBERS OF AN EXPEDITION REENACTING MARCH OF THE PIONEERS WHO BLAZED THE TRAILS INTO THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY, ARE SHOWN MAKING THE PRESENTATION

BRAZILIAN HIGHWAY EXPEDITION SEE ROOSEVELT. WASHINGTON, D.C. THE BRAZILIAN HIGHWAY EXPEDITION WHICH SPENT TEN YEARS TRAVERSING THE THREE AMERICAS FROM SOUTH TO NORTH, SELECTING AND CHARTING THE MOST PRACTICAL ROUTE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PAN-AMERICAN INTER-CONTINENTAL HIGHWAY WERE RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY. L TO R: FRANCISCO LOPES DE CRUZ, OBSERVER; JUDGE S. W. WHITE, OF DALLAS, TEXAS, WHO ACTED AS ATTORNEY AND INTERPRETER; LEONIDAS BORGES DE OLIVERA, COMMANDER; MARIO FAVA, MECHANIC; AND DR. FERNANDO LOBO, BRAZILIAN CHARGE DE AFFAIRES, PRESENTING A COMPLETE SET OF 32 MAPS MADE BY THE GROUP DURING THE TRIP

BRAZILIAN HIGHWAY EXPEDITION SEE ROOSEVELT. WASHINGTON, D.C. THE BRAZILIAN HIGHWAY EXPEDITION WHICH SPENT TEN YEARS TRAVERSING THE THREE AMERICAS FROM SOUTH TO NORTH, SELECTING AND CHARTING THE MOST PRACTICAL ROUTE FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PAN-AMERICAN INTER-CONTINENTAL HIGHWAY WERE RECEIVED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY. L TO R: FRANCISCO LOPES DE CRUZ, OBSERVER; JUDGE S. W. WHITE, OF DALLAS, TEXAS, WHO ACTED AS ATTORNEY AND INTERPRETER; LEONIDAS BORGES DE OLIVERA, COMMANDER; MARIO FAVA, MECHANIC; AND DR. FERNANDO LOBO, BRAZILIAN CHARGE DE AFFAIRES, PRESENTING A COMPLETE SET OF 32 MAPS MADE BY THE GROUP DURING THE TRIP

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PAYS HOMAGE TO LINCOLN. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 12. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PAID HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL, ON THE BIRTHDAY OF THE GREAT EMANCIPATOR. IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PARTY, L TO R: DIANE HOPKINS, DAUGHTER OF HARRY HOPKINS, WPA ADMINISTRATOR; MRS. ROOSEVELT; CHANDLER ROOSEVELT, DAUGHTER OF ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT; THE PRESIDENT; THE PRESIDENT'S NAVAL AIDE, CAPTAIN W. B. WOODSON; AND THE MILITARY AIDE, COL. EDWIN WATSON

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PAYS HOMAGE TO LINCOLN. WASHINGTON, D.C. FEBRUARY 12. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PAID HOMAGE TO THE MEMORY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN AT THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL, ON THE BIRTHDAY OF THE GREAT EMANCIPATOR. IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PARTY, L TO R: DIANE HOPKINS, DAUGHTER OF HARRY HOPKINS, WPA ADMINISTRATOR; MRS. ROOSEVELT; CHANDLER ROOSEVELT, DAUGHTER OF ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT; THE PRESIDENT; THE PRESIDENT'S NAVAL AIDE, CAPTAIN W. B. WOODSON; AND THE MILITARY AIDE, COL. EDWIN WATSON

New Supreme Court Nominee. Washington, D.C., March 20. William O. Douglas, at 40 youngest man ever to be appointed to the Supreme Court, was all smiles and perfectly relaxed as cameramen called on him following the announcement by president Roosevelt today. Lounging back with feet on desk this picture of Douglas is familiar to all newsmen attending his frequent press conferences, 3-20-39

New Supreme Court Nominee. Washington, D.C., March 20. William O. Douglas, at 40 youngest man ever to be appointed to the Supreme Court, was all smiles and perfectly relaxed as cameramen called on him following the announcement by president Roosevelt today. Lounging back with feet on desk this picture of Douglas is familiar to all newsmen attending his frequent press conferences, 3-20-39

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT LAYS BLOCK 208 AT THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL. WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 15. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY LAID THE CORNERSTONE AT THE UNFINISHED $3,000,000 THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL. TO THE STONECUTTER WHO MADE THE STONE, IT WAS BETTER IDENTIFIED AS SIMPLY 'NUMBER 208.' PHOTO SHOWS THE PRESIDENT AS HE WEILDED TROWEL HANDED DOWN THROUGH GENERATIONS SINCE GEORGE WASHINGTON

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT LAYS BLOCK 208 AT THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL. WASHINGTON, D.C. NOVEMBER 15. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY LAID THE CORNERSTONE AT THE UNFINISHED $3,000,000 THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL. TO THE STONECUTTER WHO MADE THE STONE, IT WAS BETTER IDENTIFIED AS SIMPLY 'NUMBER 208.' PHOTO SHOWS THE PRESIDENT AS HE WEILDED TROWEL HANDED DOWN THROUGH GENERATIONS SINCE GEORGE WASHINGTON

NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 5. THE LAST PAGE OF THE NEWTRALITY PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SHOWING THE SIGNATURES OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND SECRETARY OF STATE HULL ON THE FINISHED DOCUMENT

NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 5. THE LAST PAGE OF THE NEWTRALITY PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SHOWING THE SIGNATURES OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND SECRETARY OF STATE HULL ON THE FINISHED DOCUMENT

New Italian Ambassador presents credentials. Washington, D.C., March 22. The newly appointed Italian Ambassador to the United States, Don Ascanio Dei Principi Colona, arriving at the White House to present his credentials to President Roosevelt today. He is pictured with Stanley Woodward, right, Asst. Chief of protocol State Department. 3-22-39

New Italian Ambassador presents credentials. Washington, D.C., March 22. The newly appointed Italian Ambassador to the United States, Don Ascanio Dei Principi Colona, arriving at the White House to present his credentials to President Roosevelt today. He is pictured with Stanley Woodward, right, Asst. Chief of protocol State Department. 3-22-39

Douglas congratulated by SEC on nomination to Supreme Court bench. Washington, D.C., March 20. Fellow members of the Securities and Exchange Commission were the first to congratulate William O. Douglas, 40-year-old Chairman of the SEC., on his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Roosevelt today. He Succeeds Justice Brandeis, resigned. 3-20-39 Left to right - Robert E. Healy - Jerome Frank - Edward C. Eicher, and George C. Mathews.

Douglas congratulated by SEC on nomination to Supreme Court bench. Washington, D.C., March 20. Fellow members of the Securities and Exchange Commission were the first to congratulate William O. Douglas, 40-year-old Chairman of the SEC., on his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Roosevelt today. He Succeeds Justice Brandeis, resigned. 3-20-39 Left to right - Robert E. Healy - Jerome Frank - Edward C. Eicher, and George C. Mathews.

New Finnish Minister credentials. Washington, D.C., March 22. The new Finish Minister Hjalmar Procope, left, who presented his credentials to President Roosevelt today, is pictured leaving the White House with George Summerlin, Chief of Division of Protocol, State Department. 3-22-39

New Finnish Minister credentials. Washington, D.C., March 22. The new Finish Minister Hjalmar Procope, left, who presented his credentials to President Roosevelt today, is pictured leaving the White House with George Summerlin, Chief of Division of Protocol, State Department. 3-22-39

PRESIDENT RECEIVES GIFT OF FLAGS FROM PHILIPPINE RESIDENTS. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 1. A SET OF BEAUTIFUL HANDMADE FLAGS WAS ACCEPTED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY FROM PHILIPPINE RESIDENTS AS A TOKEN OF GOODWILL FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO THE UNITED STATES

PRESIDENT RECEIVES GIFT OF FLAGS FROM PHILIPPINE RESIDENTS. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 1. A SET OF BEAUTIFUL HANDMADE FLAGS WAS ACCEPTED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY FROM PHILIPPINE RESIDENTS AS A TOKEN OF GOODWILL FROM THE PHILIPPINES TO THE UNITED STATES

PRESIDENT SIGNS NEW COURT BILL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED A BILL TO ESTABLISH A NEW ORGANIZATION FOR HANDLING THE ADMINISTRATION OF U.S. COURTS. UNDER THE MEASURE, INTRODUCED BY SENATOR ASHURST OF ARIZONA, CONTROL OF PERSONNEL WILL BE PLACED UNDER A DIRECTOR WHO WILL BE HEAD OF 'THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS.' THIS DIRECTOR, APPOINTED BY THE SUPREME COURT, WILL RECEIVE $10,000 YEARLY AND WILL HAVE AN ASSISTANT TO RECEIVE $7,500. L TO R: HOMER S. CUMMINGS, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND ATTORNEY GENERAL FRANK MURPHY

PRESIDENT SIGNS NEW COURT BILL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED A BILL TO ESTABLISH A NEW ORGANIZATION FOR HANDLING THE ADMINISTRATION OF U.S. COURTS. UNDER THE MEASURE, INTRODUCED BY SENATOR ASHURST OF ARIZONA, CONTROL OF PERSONNEL WILL BE PLACED UNDER A DIRECTOR WHO WILL BE HEAD OF 'THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS.' THIS DIRECTOR, APPOINTED BY THE SUPREME COURT, WILL RECEIVE $10,000 YEARLY AND WILL HAVE AN ASSISTANT TO RECEIVE $7,500. L TO R: HOMER S. CUMMINGS, FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND ATTORNEY GENERAL FRANK MURPHY

CITATION FOR ADMIRAL YARNELL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 28. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY CONFERRED UPON ADMIRAL HARRY E. YARNELL THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL AND A CITATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, TACT AND DEVOTION IN PROTECTING AMERICAN INTERESTS DURING THE CHINESE EMERGENCY. HIS CONDUCT OF AFFAIRES IN THE FAR EAST HAS RECEIVED COMMENDATIONS FROM THE NATIONALS AND MILITARY OF OTHER NATIONS AS WELL. SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ARE,FRONT: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, ADMIRAL HARRY E. YARNELL; BACK: ACTING SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, CHARLES EDISON; ADMIRAL HAROLD R. STARK, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS; CAPTAIN MORTON L. DEYO; AND COMMANDER LELAND P. LOVETTE

CITATION FOR ADMIRAL YARNELL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 28. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY CONFERRED UPON ADMIRAL HARRY E. YARNELL THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL AND A CITATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL ABILITY, TACT AND DEVOTION IN PROTECTING AMERICAN INTERESTS DURING THE CHINESE EMERGENCY. HIS CONDUCT OF AFFAIRES IN THE FAR EAST HAS RECEIVED COMMENDATIONS FROM THE NATIONALS AND MILITARY OF OTHER NATIONS AS WELL. SHOWN IN THE PICTURE ARE,FRONT: PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, ADMIRAL HARRY E. YARNELL; BACK: ACTING SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, CHARLES EDISON; ADMIRAL HAROLD R. STARK, CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS; CAPTAIN MORTON L. DEYO; AND COMMANDER LELAND P. LOVETTE

FIRST PAGE OF NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 5. THE FIRST PAGE OF THE NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY UNDER TERMS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

FIRST PAGE OF NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION. WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 5. THE FIRST PAGE OF THE NEUTRALITY PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY UNDER TERMS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

PRESIDENT BESTOWS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL ON U.S. CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS. WASHINGTON, D.C. JULY 28. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BESTOWED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL ON ADMIRAL WILLIAM D. LEAHY, WHO RETIRES TUESDAY AS CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS TO BECOME GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO. THE AWARD WAS A SUPRISE TO LEAHY, WHO CALLED AT THE WHITE HOUSE TO DISCUSS PUERTO RICAN PROBLEMS. IN THE CENTER IS CHARLES EDISON, ACTING SECRETARY OF THE NAVY

PRESIDENT BESTOWS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL ON U.S. CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS. WASHINGTON, D.C. JULY 28. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY BESTOWED THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL ON ADMIRAL WILLIAM D. LEAHY, WHO RETIRES TUESDAY AS CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS TO BECOME GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO. THE AWARD WAS A SUPRISE TO LEAHY, WHO CALLED AT THE WHITE HOUSE TO DISCUSS PUERTO RICAN PROBLEMS. IN THE CENTER IS CHARLES EDISON, ACTING SECRETARY OF THE NAVY

PRESIDENT SIGNS PHILIPPINE BILL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED A MEASURE DESIGNED TO FACILITATE THE ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE COMMONWEALTH TO INDEPENDENCE STATUS. IT PROVIDES FOR GRADUALLY DECLINING DUTY-FREE QUOTAS ON IMPORTS FROM THE PHILIPPINES OF COCONUT OIL, CIGARS, AND PEARL BUTTONS. THE QUOTAS DECREASE BY 5 PER CENT EVERY YEAR UNTIL 1946, WHEN FULL POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE IS GRANTED THE ISLANDS. L TO R: FRANCIS B. SAYRE, NEW PHILIPPINE GOVERNOR; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; SERGIO OSMENA, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES; AND J.M. ELIZALDE, RESIDENT PHILIPPINE COMMISSIONER

PRESIDENT SIGNS PHILIPPINE BILL. WASHINGTON, D.C. AUGUST 7. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY SIGNED A MEASURE DESIGNED TO FACILITATE THE ECONOMIC ADJUSTMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE COMMONWEALTH TO INDEPENDENCE STATUS. IT PROVIDES FOR GRADUALLY DECLINING DUTY-FREE QUOTAS ON IMPORTS FROM THE PHILIPPINES OF COCONUT OIL, CIGARS, AND PEARL BUTTONS. THE QUOTAS DECREASE BY 5 PER CENT EVERY YEAR UNTIL 1946, WHEN FULL POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE IS GRANTED THE ISLANDS. L TO R: FRANCIS B. SAYRE, NEW PHILIPPINE GOVERNOR; PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; SERGIO OSMENA, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES; AND J.M. ELIZALDE, RESIDENT PHILIPPINE COMMISSIONER

A.F. OF L.'S $5800 CHECK PRESENTED TO PRESIDENT FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS FIGHT, WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A CHECK FROM WILLIAM GREEN, PRESIDENT OF THE A.F.OF L. TO AID IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INFANTILE PARALYSIS. THE A.F. OF L. ALSO PRESENTED A HUGE CAKE TO THE PRESIDENT, BUT THE CAKE HASN'T BEEN DELIVERED AS YET BECAUSE THE DRIVER OF THE DELIVERY TRUCK TOOK THE BUMPS TOO FAST AND BROKE IT. SHOWN IN THE PHOTO, L TO R: ELINORE MYRUP, DAUGHTER OF THE SECRETARY-TREASURER OF THE BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY WORKERS UNION; CHESTER WRIGHT, DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATION, LABOR DIVISION, OF THE FIGHT INFANTILE PARALYSIS' DIVISION OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE PRESIDENT'S BIRTHDAY; CHARLES E. HANDY, ASSISTANT OF CHESTER WRIGHT; WILLIAM G[...]; OLIVER HOYENS, ASSISTANT TO CHESTER WRIGHT; MARIL[...] NTER, DAUGHTER OF THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY OF THE BAKERY AND CONFECTIONARY WORKERS UNION; AND ELSIE SCHMIDT, DAUGHTER OF THE CORRESPONDING SECRETARY OF THE SAME UNION

A.F. OF L.'S $5800 CHECK PRESENTED TO PRESIDENT FOR INFANTILE PARALYSIS FIGHT, WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 24. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY RECEIVED A CHECK FROM WILLIAM GREEN, PRESIDENT OF THE A.F.OF L. TO AID IN THE FIGHT AGAINST INFANTILE PARALYSIS. THE A.F. OF L. ALSO PRESENTED A HUGE CAKE TO THE PRESIDENT, BUT THE CAKE HASN'T BEEN DELIVERED AS YET BECAUSE THE DRIVER OF THE DELIVERY TRUCK TOOK THE BUMPS TOO FAST AND BROKE IT. SHOWN IN THE PHOTO, L TO R: ELINORE MYRUP, DAUGHTER OF THE SECRETARY-TREASURER OF THE BAKERY AND CONFECTIONERY WORKERS UNION; CHESTER WRIGHT, DIRECTOR OF ORGANIZATION, LABOR DIVISION, OF THE FIGHT INFANTILE PARALYSIS' DIVISION OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE PRESIDENT'S BIRTHDAY; CHARLES E. HANDY, ASSISTANT OF CHESTER WRIGHT; WILLIAM G[...]; OLIVER HOYENS, ASSISTANT TO CHESTER WRIGHT; MARIL[...] NTER, DAUGHTER OF THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY OF THE BAKERY AND CONFECTIONARY WORKERS UNION; AND ELSIE SCHMIDT, DAUGHTER OF THE CORRESPONDING SECRETARY OF THE SAME UNION

PRESIDENT PRESENTS MEDAL TO COHAN FOR 'OVER THERE' WAR SONG. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED A GOLD MEDAL TO GEORGE M. COHAN IN BELATED RECOGNITION OF COHAN'S SERVICES AS COMPOSER OF TWO PATRIOTIC SONGS DURING THE WORLD WAR, 'OVER THERE' AND 'THE GRAND OLD FLAG.' COHAN WROTE THE SONG, AND MONEY FROM SALES WERE GIVEN TO CHARITY. THE MEDAL WAS AUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS IN 1936. IN THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS SOME RESEMBLANCE IN COHAN TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT WHOM HE CHARACTERIZED IN A RECENT PLAY

PRESIDENT PRESENTS MEDAL TO COHAN FOR 'OVER THERE' WAR SONG. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TODAY PRESENTED A GOLD MEDAL TO GEORGE M. COHAN IN BELATED RECOGNITION OF COHAN'S SERVICES AS COMPOSER OF TWO PATRIOTIC SONGS DURING THE WORLD WAR, 'OVER THERE' AND 'THE GRAND OLD FLAG.' COHAN WROTE THE SONG, AND MONEY FROM SALES WERE GIVEN TO CHARITY. THE MEDAL WAS AUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS IN 1936. IN THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS SOME RESEMBLANCE IN COHAN TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT WHOM HE CHARACTERIZED IN A RECENT PLAY

Congressional leaders confer with President on Neutrality Bill. Washington, D.C., July 5. President Roosevelt today called in majority leaders of the House and Senate to urge them to throw out the arms embargo clause of the Neutrality Bill which passed the House last week. The president's new proposal for a 3 billion lending program was also discussed. Leaving the White House and talking to reporters are Rep. Sam Rayburn, majority leader of the House, and Senator Alben Barkley, majority leader of the Senate

Congressional leaders confer with President on Neutrality Bill. Washington, D.C., July 5. President Roosevelt today called in majority leaders of the House and Senate to urge them to throw out the arms embargo clause of the Neutrality Bill which passed the House last week. The president's new proposal for a 3 billion lending program was also discussed. Leaving the White House and talking to reporters are Rep. Sam Rayburn, majority leader of the House, and Senator Alben Barkley, majority leader of the Senate

White House caller. Washington, D.C., Jan. 6. Governor Burnett Maybank of South Carolina, leaving the White House after a call on President Roosevelt today, 1/6/39

White House caller. Washington, D.C., Jan. 6. Governor Burnett Maybank of South Carolina, leaving the White House after a call on President Roosevelt today, 1/6/39

President and Congressional leaders get-together. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. President Roosevelt today revived his Monday morning White House conferences with the 'big four' of Congress and read to them the special message he is writing on national defense to be sent to Congress probably tomorrow. Leaving the White House are, left to right. Vice President Garner, Senate majority Leader Barkley, speaker Bankhead and House Majority Leader Rayburn, 1/9/39

President and Congressional leaders get-together. Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. President Roosevelt today revived his Monday morning White House conferences with the 'big four' of Congress and read to them the special message he is writing on national defense to be sent to Congress probably tomorrow. Leaving the White House are, left to right. Vice President Garner, Senate majority Leader Barkley, speaker Bankhead and House Majority Leader Rayburn, 1/9/39

Landon pays respects to Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., Dec. 10. Former Gov. Alf Alndon, right, of Kansas and Sen. Arthur Capper, of Kansas, paid their respects to President Roosevelt today. They are shown just before entering the White House offices, Landon will accompany the President to the Gridiron Dinner tomorrow night. 12/10/37

Landon pays respects to Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., Dec. 10. Former Gov. Alf Alndon, right, of Kansas and Sen. Arthur Capper, of Kansas, paid their respects to President Roosevelt today. They are shown just before entering the White House offices, Landon will accompany the President to the Gridiron Dinner tomorrow night. 12/10/37

Movie Industry pledges cooperation with the government. Washington, D.C., June 25. At a conference with President Roosevelt today, a group of motion picture company executives, led by Will Hays, emphasized the desire of the industry to cooperate with the government. In the front row, left to right: Darney Balaban, Paramount; Harry Chon, Columbia Pictures; Nicholas M. Schenck, Lowe's; Will Hays, and Leo Spitz, RKO. artists; Sidney Kent, 20th Century Fox; N.J. Blumberg, Universal; and Albert Warner, Warner Bros., 6/25/38

Movie Industry pledges cooperation with the government. Washington, D.C., June 25. At a conference with President Roosevelt today, a group of motion picture company executives, led by Will Hays, emphasized the desire of the industry to cooperate with the government. In the front row, left to right: Darney Balaban, Paramount; Harry Chon, Columbia Pictures; Nicholas M. Schenck, Lowe's; Will Hays, and Leo Spitz, RKO. artists; Sidney Kent, 20th Century Fox; N.J. Blumberg, Universal; and Albert Warner, Warner Bros., 6/25/38

Ickes and Senator Guffey drop contributions in flood relief box at White House. Washington D.C. Callers on President Roosevelt today were reminded of the public's problem in the flood situation. A white enameled chest, about the size of a bread box, was put on a table in the lobby of the executive offices to receive flood contributions. Secretary of Interior Harold Ickes (left) and Senator Joseph Guffey, of Pennsylvania, pictured as they drop their contributions in the box

Ickes and Senator Guffey drop contributions in flood relief box at White House. Washington D.C. Callers on President Roosevelt today were reminded of the public's problem in the flood situation. A white enameled chest, about the size of a bread box, was put on a table in the lobby of the executive offices to receive flood contributions. Secretary of Interior Harold Ickes (left) and Senator Joseph Guffey, of Pennsylvania, pictured as they drop their contributions in the box

Fact finding board vetoes 15 percent rail wage cut. Washington, D.C., Oct. 29. Reporting to President Roosevelt today, the emergency fact-finding board announced they had rejected the demand of Railway Management for a 15 percent wage cut affecting 960,000 workers. Left to right - Dean James M. Landis, of the Harvard Law School; Chief Justice Walter Stacy, of North Carolina; and Dr. Harry A. Millis of the University of Chicago, 10-29-38

Fact finding board vetoes 15 percent rail wage cut. Washington, D.C., Oct. 29. Reporting to President Roosevelt today, the emergency fact-finding board announced they had rejected the demand of Railway Management for a 15 percent wage cut affecting 960,000 workers. Left to right - Dean James M. Landis, of the Harvard Law School; Chief Justice Walter Stacy, of North Carolina; and Dr. Harry A. Millis of the University of Chicago, 10-29-38

Urge clemency for Georgia bootlegger. Washington, D.C., May 16. Executive clemency was asked of President Roosevelt today for Sam Evans, Georgia farmer serving four years in Atlanta for manufacturing whiskey without a license. Georgia Governor E.D. Rivers (left) accompanied by Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. (right) and Judge Robert H. Humphrey, Swainsville, Ga. made the plea to the President, 5/16/38

Urge clemency for Georgia bootlegger. Washington, D.C., May 16. Executive clemency was asked of President Roosevelt today for Sam Evans, Georgia farmer serving four years in Atlanta for manufacturing whiskey without a license. Georgia Governor E.D. Rivers (left) accompanied by Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. (right) and Judge Robert H. Humphrey, Swainsville, Ga. made the plea to the President, 5/16/38

Nesmen question Senate majority leader as he leaves the White House. Washington, D.C., July 17. Emerging from a White House conference with President Roosevelt today, Senate majority leader Alben Barkley announced to reporters that 'no decision had been reached' on the next move in the congressional deadlock over neutrality legislation. He indicated that he might try to keep Congress in session until action on neutrality legislation has been obtained

Nesmen question Senate majority leader as he leaves the White House. Washington, D.C., July 17. Emerging from a White House conference with President Roosevelt today, Senate majority leader Alben Barkley announced to reporters that 'no decision had been reached' on the next move in the congressional deadlock over neutrality legislation. He indicated that he might try to keep Congress in session until action on neutrality legislation has been obtained

Newly nominated Attorney General and Mrs. Jackson leave for White House reception. Washington, D.C., Jan. 4. Robert H. Jackson, who was nominated by President Roosevelt today to succeed Frank Murphy as Attorney General, and Mrs. Jackson leaving their hotel tonight for the Judiciary reception at the White House

Newly nominated Attorney General and Mrs. Jackson leave for White House reception. Washington, D.C., Jan. 4. Robert H. Jackson, who was nominated by President Roosevelt today to succeed Frank Murphy as Attorney General, and Mrs. Jackson leaving their hotel tonight for the Judiciary reception at the White House

Pennsylvania Governor urges President continue federal spending. Washington, D.C., Dec. 30. After a call on President Roosevelt today with Mrs. Earle, Governor George H. Earle of Pennsylvania told newsmen he urged the President to continue a policy of liberal federal spending, 12/30/38

Pennsylvania Governor urges President continue federal spending. Washington, D.C., Dec. 30. After a call on President Roosevelt today with Mrs. Earle, Governor George H. Earle of Pennsylvania told newsmen he urged the President to continue a policy of liberal federal spending, 12/30/38

Favors door-to-door count in federal unemployment census. Washington, D.C., Sept. 16. David Lasser, who promoted a recent hunger march on Washington with his Worker Alliance of America protested to President Roosevelt today against plans to count the country's jobless by voluntary registration. Lasser favors a door-to-door count. The President has said such a census would be too expensive, 9/16/37

Favors door-to-door count in federal unemployment census. Washington, D.C., Sept. 16. David Lasser, who promoted a recent hunger march on Washington with his Worker Alliance of America protested to President Roosevelt today against plans to count the country's jobless by voluntary registration. Lasser favors a door-to-door count. The President has said such a census would be too expensive, 9/16/37

Discuss tax revision with president. Washington, D.C., Nov. 9. President Roosevelt today called a special meeting of the Government's tax experts at the White House. Leaving the meeting Rep. Robert L. Doughton, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, told reporters that tax revision and proposed farm levies were discussed with the President. Left to right: Daniel Bell, Director of the Budget; Rep. Fred Vinson of Kentucky, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee now studying tax revision; Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau; Roswell Magill, Undersecretary of the Treasury; and Rep. Robert L. Doughton.

Discuss tax revision with president. Washington, D.C., Nov. 9. President Roosevelt today called a special meeting of the Government's tax experts at the White House. Leaving the meeting Rep. Robert L. Doughton, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, told reporters that tax revision and proposed farm levies were discussed with the President. Left to right: Daniel Bell, Director of the Budget; Rep. Fred Vinson of Kentucky, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee now studying tax revision; Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau; Roswell Magill, Undersecretary of the Treasury; and Rep. Robert L. Doughton.

General Electric head at White House. Washington, D.C., Nov. 10. Gerard Swope, President of General Electric, with other leading industrialists and business men, and federal officials, met with President Roosevelt today to discuss a housing program that involve the use entirely of private Capital.

General Electric head at White House. Washington, D.C., Nov. 10. Gerard Swope, President of General Electric, with other leading industrialists and business men, and federal officials, met with President Roosevelt today to discuss a housing program that involve the use entirely of private Capital.

Townsened pardoned. Washington, D.C., April 18. Newspapermen, photographers and court attaches surround Dr. Francis E. Townsend, old-age pension planner, as he displays his pardon from a 30-day jail sentence from President Roosevelt today. The pardon for the sentence he received for contempt of the House of Representatives arrived as Dr. Townsend made ready to leave for the D.C., Jail, 4/18/38

Townsened pardoned. Washington, D.C., April 18. Newspapermen, photographers and court attaches surround Dr. Francis E. Townsend, old-age pension planner, as he displays his pardon from a 30-day jail sentence from President Roosevelt today. The pardon for the sentence he received for contempt of the House of Representatives arrived as Dr. Townsend made ready to leave for the D.C., Jail, 4/18/38

Lindbergh stymied by photographers. Washington, D.C., April 20. Camera-shy Col. Charles A. Lindbergh leaving the White House after a conference with President Roosevelt today, found all exits well 'covered' by news cameramen. Here we see the famous flyer running the photographer's gauntlet as he emerged from a side door of the Executive Mansion

Lindbergh stymied by photographers. Washington, D.C., April 20. Camera-shy Col. Charles A. Lindbergh leaving the White House after a conference with President Roosevelt today, found all exits well 'covered' by news cameramen. Here we see the famous flyer running the photographer's gauntlet as he emerged from a side door of the Executive Mansion

President gets progress report on Wage-Hour law. Washington, D.C., Oct. 31. A thorough report on the progress of the new Wage- Hour Law was given President Roosevelt today by Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, Wage-Hour Administrator Elmer Andrews, and their assistants today. Reading, left to right. Administrator Elmer Andrews; Secretary Perkins; Richardson Saunders, Assistant to the Secretary of Labor. Gerard D. Reilly, Labor Dept. Solicitor and CA-Vert Magruder,Chief Counsel for Wage-Hour Administration, 10/31/38

President gets progress report on Wage-Hour law. Washington, D.C., Oct. 31. A thorough report on the progress of the new Wage- Hour Law was given President Roosevelt today by Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, Wage-Hour Administrator Elmer Andrews, and their assistants today. Reading, left to right. Administrator Elmer Andrews; Secretary Perkins; Richardson Saunders, Assistant to the Secretary of Labor. Gerard D. Reilly, Labor Dept. Solicitor and CA-Vert Magruder,Chief Counsel for Wage-Hour Administration, 10/31/38

Ambassadors confer with president. Washington, D.C., Dec. 6. American ambassadors to major European countries held another conference with President Roosevelt today. The subject discussed was not made public by the White House. Left to right: William C. Bullitt, envoy to France; Acting Secretary of State Sumner Welles; U.S. Ambassador to Germany Hugh R. Wilson, and William Phillips, Ambassador to Italy

Ambassadors confer with president. Washington, D.C., Dec. 6. American ambassadors to major European countries held another conference with President Roosevelt today. The subject discussed was not made public by the White House. Left to right: William C. Bullitt, envoy to France; Acting Secretary of State Sumner Welles; U.S. Ambassador to Germany Hugh R. Wilson, and William Phillips, Ambassador to Italy

Railroad parley at White House. Washington, D.C., March 15. Representatives of Railroad Management, Labor and Government officials and Congress met with President Roosevelt today in efforts to find a remedy to aid the Nation's financially distressed railroads. In the front row, left to right: ICC Commissioner Joseph D. Eastman; ICC Commissioner Charles D. Maraffie; Carl Gray, President of Union Pacific R.R.; Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau; George Harrison; William O. Douglas, Chairman of the SEC. In the rear, left to right: Ernest G. Draper, Asst. Sec. of Commerce; Dr. W.W. Alexander, FSA; Rep. Clarence F. Lea; Sen. Burton K. Wheeler; and Sen. Harry Truman, 3/15/38

Railroad parley at White House. Washington, D.C., March 15. Representatives of Railroad Management, Labor and Government officials and Congress met with President Roosevelt today in efforts to find a remedy to aid the Nation's financially distressed railroads. In the front row, left to right: ICC Commissioner Joseph D. Eastman; ICC Commissioner Charles D. Maraffie; Carl Gray, President of Union Pacific R.R.; Secretary of Treasury Henry Morgenthau; George Harrison; William O. Douglas, Chairman of the SEC. In the rear, left to right: Ernest G. Draper, Asst. Sec. of Commerce; Dr. W.W. Alexander, FSA; Rep. Clarence F. Lea; Sen. Burton K. Wheeler; and Sen. Harry Truman, 3/15/38

Discuss naval expansion with president. Washington, D.C., Jan. 5. High Naval Officials and members of key Congressional Committees conferred with President Roosevelt today in regard to a Naval Expansion Program. Following the meeting, Chairman Taylor of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the President will shortly send a message to Congress recommending Naval expansion. Left to right: Rep. Carl Vinson, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee; Rep. Edward T. Taylor, Chairman of House Appropriations Committee; Rep. William B. Umstead of North Carolina; Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison; and Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, 1/5/38

Discuss naval expansion with president. Washington, D.C., Jan. 5. High Naval Officials and members of key Congressional Committees conferred with President Roosevelt today in regard to a Naval Expansion Program. Following the meeting, Chairman Taylor of the House Appropriations Committee announced that the President will shortly send a message to Congress recommending Naval expansion. Left to right: Rep. Carl Vinson, Chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee; Rep. Edward T. Taylor, Chairman of House Appropriations Committee; Rep. William B. Umstead of North Carolina; Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison; and Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, 1/5/38

President resumed discussions with utility. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. President Roosevelt today resumed his discussions with utility company executives on federal power policies. Rate-making and other questions were discussed with Frank R. Philips, (right) President of the Duquesne Light Company of Pittsburgh, and William H. Taylor, President of the Philadelphia Electric Company, center. Senator Joseph Guffey (left) of Pennsylvania, also attended the conference, 12/21/37

President resumed discussions with utility. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. President Roosevelt today resumed his discussions with utility company executives on federal power policies. Rate-making and other questions were discussed with Frank R. Philips, (right) President of the Duquesne Light Company of Pittsburgh, and William H. Taylor, President of the Philadelphia Electric Company, center. Senator Joseph Guffey (left) of Pennsylvania, also attended the conference, 12/21/37

New Assistant Labor Secretary presented to the Chief. Washington, D.C., Jan. 27. Charles V. McLaughlin, recently appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor to succeed Edward F. McGrady, made his first call on President Roosevelt today. He was accompanied to the White house by Secretary Frances Perkins, 1/27/38

New Assistant Labor Secretary presented to the Chief. Washington, D.C., Jan. 27. Charles V. McLaughlin, recently appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor to succeed Edward F. McGrady, made his first call on President Roosevelt today. He was accompanied to the White house by Secretary Frances Perkins, 1/27/38

President receives legislative program of American Farm Bureau. Washington, D.C., Jan. 10. The legislative program of the American Farm Bureau, calling for modification of hours and wages of relief labor and suggesting that both industry and labor refrain from advancing prices and wage rates, was presented to President Roosevelt today. In the group, left to right: O.O. Wolf of Kansas; E.A. O'Neal of Alabama, President of the American Farm Bureau; George M. Putnam of New Hampshire; H.J. King of Wyoming; Donald Kirkpatrick, legal counsel; J.F. Porter of Tennessee; and W.R. Ogg of the Research Division of the Bureau, 1/10/39

President receives legislative program of American Farm Bureau. Washington, D.C., Jan. 10. The legislative program of the American Farm Bureau, calling for modification of hours and wages of relief labor and suggesting that both industry and labor refrain from advancing prices and wage rates, was presented to President Roosevelt today. In the group, left to right: O.O. Wolf of Kansas; E.A. O'Neal of Alabama, President of the American Farm Bureau; George M. Putnam of New Hampshire; H.J. King of Wyoming; Donald Kirkpatrick, legal counsel; J.F. Porter of Tennessee; and W.R. Ogg of the Research Division of the Bureau, 1/10/39

Arrive for TVA conference with president. Washington, D.C., March 11. Among the first for the Tennessee Valley Authority Conference with President Roosevelt today were members Harcourt A. Morgan (left) and David E. Lillienthal, 3/11/38

Arrive for TVA conference with president. Washington, D.C., March 11. Among the first for the Tennessee Valley Authority Conference with President Roosevelt today were members Harcourt A. Morgan (left) and David E. Lillienthal, 3/11/38

Governor of Bank of China presented to President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., July 1. Dr. T.V. Soong, left, Governor of the Bank of China, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Dr. Hu Shih, Chinese ambassador. Dr. Soong told reporters his visit was purely social, 7-1-40

Governor of Bank of China presented to President Roosevelt. Washington, D.C., July 1. Dr. T.V. Soong, left, Governor of the Bank of China, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Dr. Hu Shih, Chinese ambassador. Dr. Soong told reporters his visit was purely social, 7-1-40

New Jersey. Problems related to President. Washington, D.C., Dec. 22/36. The relief situation and New Jersey problems were discussed with President Roosevelt today by Mayor Frank Hugue (left) of Jersey City, and U.S. Senator A. Harr Moore

New Jersey. Problems related to President. Washington, D.C., Dec. 22/36. The relief situation and New Jersey problems were discussed with President Roosevelt today by Mayor Frank Hugue (left) of Jersey City, and U.S. Senator A. Harr Moore

30 pound cherry pie for president. Washington, D.C., July 6. A 30 pound cherry pie was accepted for President Roosevelt today by Presidential Secretary Edwin M. Watson from nineteen year old Jean Halmond, Queen of Michigan's National Cherry Festival. The queen flew here to make the presentation of the pie which was baked here from Michigan cherries under the direct supervision of Miss Halmond

30 pound cherry pie for president. Washington, D.C., July 6. A 30 pound cherry pie was accepted for President Roosevelt today by Presidential Secretary Edwin M. Watson from nineteen year old Jean Halmond, Queen of Michigan's National Cherry Festival. The queen flew here to make the presentation of the pie which was baked here from Michigan cherries under the direct supervision of Miss Halmond

New Chief Usher named for White House Washington, D.C., April 4. For the second time in more than 30 years a new chief usher for the White House was appointed by President Roosevelt today. He is Howell G. Crim, who succeeds Raymond Muir just named Assistant to the Chief of the International Conference Division. Muir was named to the chief usher's post a few years ago upon the death of Irwin "Ike" Hoover, a White House employee for over 40 years. Charles Cluanch, (standing) a sailor of 20 years standing has been named to the ushers staff in the change, 4/4/38.

New Chief Usher named for White House Washington, D.C., April 4. For the second time in more than 30 years a new chief usher for the White House was appointed by President Roosevelt today. He is Howell G. Crim, who succeeds Raymond Muir just named Assistant to the Chief of the International Conference Division. Muir was named to the chief usher's post a few years ago upon the death of Irwin "Ike" Hoover, a White House employee for over 40 years. Charles Cluanch, (standing) a sailor of 20 years standing has been named to the ushers staff in the change, 4/4/38.

Department store magnate. Washington, D.C., Nov. 1. Louis E. Kirstein, Vice President of William Filene's Sons of Boston, leaving the White House after a call on President Roosevelt today, 11/1/38

Department store magnate. Washington, D.C., Nov. 1. Louis E. Kirstein, Vice President of William Filene's Sons of Boston, leaving the White House after a call on President Roosevelt today, 11/1/38

Democrats will eat "wictory dinner" March 4. Washington, D.C., Dec. 30. After reviewing Democratic party affairs with President Roosevelt today, Pmg. James A. Farley told newsmen that March 4 has been set for a Democratic "victory dinner" in Washington. Farley is shown with Forbes Morgan, (left) and Frank C. walker, National Committee Executives who were also in on the conference

Democrats will eat "wictory dinner" March 4. Washington, D.C., Dec. 30. After reviewing Democratic party affairs with President Roosevelt today, Pmg. James A. Farley told newsmen that March 4 has been set for a Democratic "victory dinner" in Washington. Farley is shown with Forbes Morgan, (left) and Frank C. walker, National Committee Executives who were also in on the conference

New Head of Farm Credit Administration. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. President Roosevelt today appointed Dr. A.G. Black as Governor of the Farm Credit Administration to succeed F.F. Hill, resigned. Black, above, has been serving as Chief of the Department of Agriculture's Marketing and Regulatory Work

New Head of Farm Credit Administration. Washington, D.C., Dec. 21. President Roosevelt today appointed Dr. A.G. Black as Governor of the Farm Credit Administration to succeed F.F. Hill, resigned. Black, above, has been serving as Chief of the Department of Agriculture's Marketing and Regulatory Work

Calls on president. Washington, D.C., Dec. 9. Appearing hale and hardy, General John J. Pershing was a caller on President Roosevelt today. 12/9/37

Calls on president. Washington, D.C., Dec. 9. Appearing hale and hardy, General John J. Pershing was a caller on President Roosevelt today. 12/9/37

President confers with labor leaders. Washington D.C. President Roosevelt today conferred with John L. Lewis, Head of the CIO, and his two Lieutenants Sidney Hillman and Charles P. Howard. Leaving the meeting Lewis said: "the President invited us to discuss a labor legislative program. We did." In the photo, left to right: Lewis, Hillman, and Howard

President confers with labor leaders. Washington D.C. President Roosevelt today conferred with John L. Lewis, Head of the CIO, and his two Lieutenants Sidney Hillman and Charles P. Howard. Leaving the meeting Lewis said: "the President invited us to discuss a labor legislative program. We did." In the photo, left to right: Lewis, Hillman, and Howard

Governor Stark at White House. Washington, D.C., June 7. Governor Lloyd Stark of Missouri conferred with President Roosevelt today and said the discussion did not touch on the impending vacancy in the Secretaryship of the Navy. Stark said he reported in detail to Mr. Roosevelt on actions of the recent Governor's conference and talked over measures to check fifth column activity in this country

Governor Stark at White House. Washington, D.C., June 7. Governor Lloyd Stark of Missouri conferred with President Roosevelt today and said the discussion did not touch on the impending vacancy in the Secretaryship of the Navy. Stark said he reported in detail to Mr. Roosevelt on actions of the recent Governor's conference and talked over measures to check fifth column activity in this country

President's Secretary greets Apple Blossom Queen. Washington, D.C., April 20. Miss Genevieve Garner, granddaughter of the Vice President and Mrs. John N. Garner, who was recently named Apple Blossom Queen for the annual Winchester, Va., Apple Blossom Festival this month, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Col. Edwin M. Watson, Presidential Secretary

President's Secretary greets Apple Blossom Queen. Washington, D.C., April 20. Miss Genevieve Garner, granddaughter of the Vice President and Mrs. John N. Garner, who was recently named Apple Blossom Queen for the annual Winchester, Va., Apple Blossom Festival this month, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Col. Edwin M. Watson, Presidential Secretary

Arrive for special cabinet session. Washington, D.C., Sept. 14. With the exception of Attorney General Cummings, the entire cabinet met in special session with President Roosevelt today to consider the tense foreign situation and discuss domestic monetary and credit matters. Solicitor General Stanley Reed sat in the session for Attorney General Cummings. Among the first to arrive were, left to right: Secretary of Commerce Rober, Solicitor General Stanley Reed, Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, Secretary of War Woodring, and Secretary of State Hull. 9/14/37

Arrive for special cabinet session. Washington, D.C., Sept. 14. With the exception of Attorney General Cummings, the entire cabinet met in special session with President Roosevelt today to consider the tense foreign situation and discuss domestic monetary and credit matters. Solicitor General Stanley Reed sat in the session for Attorney General Cummings. Among the first to arrive were, left to right: Secretary of Commerce Rober, Solicitor General Stanley Reed, Secretary of Agriculture Wallace, Secretary of War Woodring, and Secretary of State Hull. 9/14/37

Congressional group asks $80,000,000 for flood control. Washington, D.C., Mar. 7. President Roosevelt today canvassed proposals for flood control measures with a house delegation placing emphasis on need for a program in the Ohio River Valley. The House Delegates asked the president to support and $80,000,000 program for flood control in the Ohio Valley. They are shown as they left the White House, left to right, front: Joseph A. Dixon, Ohio; James G. Folk, Ohio; Eugene P. Crowe, Ind.; G.W. Johnson, West Va.; Lawrence E. Imhoff, Ohio. In the rear: Peter J. De Muth, PA.; Kent Keller, Ill.; Brent Spencer, KY, 3/7/38

Congressional group asks $80,000,000 for flood control. Washington, D.C., Mar. 7. President Roosevelt today canvassed proposals for flood control measures with a house delegation placing emphasis on need for a program in the Ohio River Valley. The House Delegates asked the president to support and $80,000,000 program for flood control in the Ohio Valley. They are shown as they left the White House, left to right, front: Joseph A. Dixon, Ohio; James G. Folk, Ohio; Eugene P. Crowe, Ind.; G.W. Johnson, West Va.; Lawrence E. Imhoff, Ohio. In the rear: Peter J. De Muth, PA.; Kent Keller, Ill.; Brent Spencer, KY, 3/7/38

Chief Executive discusses rail problems with R.R. Heads. Washington, D.C., April 4. Following a conference [..] President Roosevelt today, representatives of rail [...] and management indicated the chief executive would probably send a special message on railroad problems to congress sometime this week. From a reliable source, it was learned the president asked the railroads not to out the wages of their nearly 1,000,000 employees. At the same time the railroad men laid before the President Roosevelt a proposal for a federal guarantee of rail income as an effort to revive business and save the industry. In the photograph, left to right: (front row) George Harrison, Chairman of Railroad Labor Association of American Railroads; E.J. Manion, President of Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. Back row, left to right: Ernest E. Norris, Vice President of Southern Railway; and S.H. Hogan, President of Marine Engineers, 4/4/38

Chief Executive discusses rail problems with R.R. Heads. Washington, D.C., April 4. Following a conference [..] President Roosevelt today, representatives of rail [...] and management indicated the chief executive would probably send a special message on railroad problems to congress sometime this week. From a reliable source, it was learned the president asked the railroads not to out the wages of their nearly 1,000,000 employees. At the same time the railroad men laid before the President Roosevelt a proposal for a federal guarantee of rail income as an effort to revive business and save the industry. In the photograph, left to right: (front row) George Harrison, Chairman of Railroad Labor Association of American Railroads; E.J. Manion, President of Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. Back row, left to right: Ernest E. Norris, Vice President of Southern Railway; and S.H. Hogan, President of Marine Engineers, 4/4/38

White House callers. Washington, D.C., May 17. Sean T. O'Kelly, center, deputy head of the Irish Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Robert Brennan, left, Irish free state Minister to the U.S. On the right is John J. Hearne, advisor of Department of External Affairs of Irish free state

White House callers. Washington, D.C., May 17. Sean T. O'Kelly, center, deputy head of the Irish Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, was presented to President Roosevelt today by Robert Brennan, left, Irish free state Minister to the U.S. On the right is John J. Hearne, advisor of Department of External Affairs of Irish free state

John L. Lewis at the White House. Washington, D.C., July 20. John L. Lewis conferred with President Roosevelt today for hald an hour on 'a number of subjects.' He replied 'no' to a specific question as to whether he had talked about the prospect of renewing the disrupted peace talks between the C.I.O. and A.F. of L. Lewis said he visited the White House 'by invitation, and any gentleman who says otherwise is in error,' 7/20/39

John L. Lewis at the White House. Washington, D.C., July 20. John L. Lewis conferred with President Roosevelt today for hald an hour on 'a number of subjects.' He replied 'no' to a specific question as to whether he had talked about the prospect of renewing the disrupted peace talks between the C.I.O. and A.F. of L. Lewis said he visited the White House 'by invitation, and any gentleman who says otherwise is in error,' 7/20/39

Rail executive confers with president. Washington, D.C., Oct. 31. Following a conference with President Roosevelt today on the carriers wage controversy, J.J. Pelley, President of the Association of American Railroads, announced that the President seeks settlement of the dispute without trouble on a peaceful basis. Pelley said the president assured him the Administration would support a constructive rail rehabilitation program in the next Congress, 10/31/38

Rail executive confers with president. Washington, D.C., Oct. 31. Following a conference with President Roosevelt today on the carriers wage controversy, J.J. Pelley, President of the Association of American Railroads, announced that the President seeks settlement of the dispute without trouble on a peaceful basis. Pelley said the president assured him the Administration would support a constructive rail rehabilitation program in the next Congress, 10/31/38

White House visitor. Washington, D.C., July 20. A snap of Attorney General Murphy as he entered the White House door to keep an appointment for lunch with President Roosevelt today, 7/20/39

White House visitor. Washington, D.C., July 20. A snap of Attorney General Murphy as he entered the White House door to keep an appointment for lunch with President Roosevelt today, 7/20/39

Little business men meet the President. Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. President Roosevelt today met in what was described as constructive discuss on with small business leaders. He was reported to believe that some of their recommendations could be carried into effect, shown as they left the White House after the conference. Left to right, front: R.P. Hastey, Chicago; O.L. Roach, Danville, VA.; Leslie E. Sanders, Orlando, Fla.; Secretary of Commerce Daniel Roper; Bernard F. McLain, Dallas, Tex.; Howard D. North, Cleveland; Wallace D. Kimball, New York City. In the rear, left to right: D.E. McAvoy, New York City; Joseph D. Kleckner, Chicago; Asst. Sec. of Commerce Ernest Draper; W.C. Tinsley, Tampa, Fla.; James Daly, Columbus, OH; W.K. Gunter, Gaffney, N.C., 2/4/38

Little business men meet the President. Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. President Roosevelt today met in what was described as constructive discuss on with small business leaders. He was reported to believe that some of their recommendations could be carried into effect, shown as they left the White House after the conference. Left to right, front: R.P. Hastey, Chicago; O.L. Roach, Danville, VA.; Leslie E. Sanders, Orlando, Fla.; Secretary of Commerce Daniel Roper; Bernard F. McLain, Dallas, Tex.; Howard D. North, Cleveland; Wallace D. Kimball, New York City. In the rear, left to right: D.E. McAvoy, New York City; Joseph D. Kleckner, Chicago; Asst. Sec. of Commerce Ernest Draper; W.C. Tinsley, Tampa, Fla.; James Daly, Columbus, OH; W.K. Gunter, Gaffney, N.C., 2/4/38

Stanley Reed receives commission. Washington, D.C., Jan. 27. Stanley Reed, photographed as he left the Executive offices of the White House, where President Roosevelt today personally handed t o him his commission to the Supreme Court, 1/27/38

Stanley Reed receives commission. Washington, D.C., Jan. 27. Stanley Reed, photographed as he left the Executive offices of the White House, where President Roosevelt today personally handed t o him his commission to the Supreme Court, 1/27/38

Service chiefs review army day parade. Washington, D.C., April 6. Maj. Gen. Malin Craig, U.S. Chief of Staff, greets Rear Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, just before both reviewed with President Roosevelt today's Army Day Parade in the Capitol, 4/6/38

Service chiefs review army day parade. Washington, D.C., April 6. Maj. Gen. Malin Craig, U.S. Chief of Staff, greets Rear Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, just before both reviewed with President Roosevelt today's Army Day Parade in the Capitol, 4/6/38

Bankers offer President cooperation on banking problems. Washington, D.C., Dec. 20. President Philip A. Benson of the American Bankers Association and other ABA officers visited President Roosevelt today and assured him of their willingness to cooperate on banking problems. They also invited the President to address their 1939 convention at Seattle. In the front row, left to right: P.D. Houston, Second Vice President; Robert M. Hanes, First Vice President; Philip A. Benson, President. Back row: Robert L. Fleming, past President, and Dr. Harold Stonier, Right, Executive manager of the ABA, 12/20/38

Bankers offer President cooperation on banking problems. Washington, D.C., Dec. 20. President Philip A. Benson of the American Bankers Association and other ABA officers visited President Roosevelt today and assured him of their willingness to cooperate on banking problems. They also invited the President to address their 1939 convention at Seattle. In the front row, left to right: P.D. Houston, Second Vice President; Robert M. Hanes, First Vice President; Philip A. Benson, President. Back row: Robert L. Fleming, past President, and Dr. Harold Stonier, Right, Executive manager of the ABA, 12/20/38

Construction of new battleships to start this year. Washington, D.C., April 8. Following a conference with president Roosevelt today, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison (left) and Rear Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, Announces that construction of the new battleships provided in the new Navy Supply Bill will be started before January 1, 4/8/38

Construction of new battleships to start this year. Washington, D.C., April 8. Following a conference with president Roosevelt today, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison (left) and Rear Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations, Announces that construction of the new battleships provided in the new Navy Supply Bill will be started before January 1, 4/8/38