U.S. First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt travels across the country during 1933
United States USA Date:1933 Duration:1 min 47 sec Sound:Yes
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt waving and moving through a crowd of women, in March, 1933. She stands with son, James, at entrance to an American Airlines aircraft. Eleanor Roosevelt waving goodbye to a crowd, as she boards a railroad train on a trip across the country. She is seen attending an outdoor picnic event. Wearing a miners hat, she rides, with labor union representatives and members, on a train into a coal mine, where she inspects its interior and conditions. Eleanor Roosevelt visiting a facility for the aged, and speaking publicly about their problems. She is seen engaged in country dancing during one of her visits. Upon her return from the cross country trip, she remarks about enjoying and learning much from it, as she walks from Union station, in Wasshington, DC, to a waiting automobile. She pauses to pose for a photographer, and then enters the back seat of the car.
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