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Helen Astor: Keeping Dutchess County Beautiful
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TitleHelen Astor: Keeping Dutchess County Beautiful
CreatorHelen Huntington Astor
Date.Original1932-07-07
DescriptionHelen Astor, socialite and first wife of Vincent Astor, lends her support to Roosevelt's rumored ban on advertising.
NotesHelen Astor had been a lifelong resident of Dutchess County when she wrote this letter to Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt in an attempt to support the pristine beauty of Dutchess County
Subject.TGMPresidents
Socialites
Advertising
Subject.lcshRoosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Personal NameHelen Huntington Astor
Franklin D. Roosevelt
LocationRhinebeck - New York
HRVH TopicsPresidents & Politicians
Landscape & Nature
Government
Languageeng
Format.OriginalCorrespondence;
Resource TypeText
SourceFranklin D. Roosevelt Papers as Governor of New York. Box 3. Folder As
Resource IdentifierC-NYGov-B3Fas_helenexcerpt.pdf
Publisher.DigitalFranklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Date.Digital2016
Format.Digitalapplication/pdf
Holding InstitutionFranklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Contact Information4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
fdrlibrary.org/
(845)486-1142
Rights Items selected from the Roosevelt Library collections for posting on the HRVH website are in the public domain. Please credit the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
TranscriptJ \ I I t , .... ~ I. ~ , ., ., , . ';/ :I.·•· 'v• , .., . ". / , ·.~ , '........, RHINEBECK NEW YORK Dear Franklin: 7th June 1932 I ':'las so happy when I read the beading in the Poughkeepsie Courier the other day: "Governor Would Banish Billboards.n How right you are and bow I wish some.sort of organization or committee could be start~ to begin work in our beautiful Dutchess County. I am more than glad to do what I can to help and in fact want to very much. If you have any ideas on the subject please let me know. Good luck?
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