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Helen Astor Inviting FDR for a Meal
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TitleHelen Astor Inviting FDR for a Meal
CreatorHelen Huntington Astor
Date.Original1934
DescriptionHelen Astor sends a letter to FDR at Hyde Park along with some "Ferncliff pheasants." to invite him to dine with her in Rhinebeck
NotesHelen also invites Missy LeHand and Sara Delano Roosevelt, FDR's mother. Helen refers to "Freda" no longer being at Ferncliff; Freda was Vincent Astor's pet orangutan who was rumored to be incredibly friendly and playful.
Subject.TGMPresidents
Orangutans
Socialites
Subject.lcshRoosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
LeHand, Marguerite, 1896-1944
Personal NameHelen Huntington Astor
Franklin D. Roosevelt
LocationRhinebeck - New York
HRVH TopicsPresidents & Politicians
Languageeng
Format.OriginalCorrespondence;
Resource TypeText
Relationhttp://www.hrvh.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/astorcol/id/69/rec/6
SourceFranklin D. Roosevelt, Papers as President: The President's Secretary's File. Box: 92. Folder: Astor, Vincent 1933-1940.
Resource IdentifierPSF-VincentAstor_helentofdr.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.
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