Franklin Roosevelt visit to Atlanta

Collection:
Belle Isle Family Photographs, circa 1900-1940
Title:
Franklin Roosevelt visit to Atlanta
Publisher:
Belle Isle Family Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Date of Original:
1932-10-23/1932-10-24
Subject:
Presidents--United States
Automobiles--1930-1940
Vehicles--Georgia--Atlanta
Clothing and dress--1930-1940
Crowds--Georgia
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political parades and rallies--Georgia
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Howell, Hugh Hawkins, 1888-1979
Russell, Richard Brevard, Jr., 1897-1971
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
View of (l-r) Georgia Senator Richard Russell, Jr., Georgia Democratic Party Chairman Hugh Howell, and Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt during Roosevelt's presidential campaign visit to Atlanta, Georgia.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States, and served from 1933 until his death in 1945. He was Governor of New York, prior to being elected president. Roosevelt was a frequent visitor to Warm Springs, Georgia after he contacted polio. He utilized the pools at the resort town to heal his legs. Roosevelt visited Georgia over forty-one times between 1924 and 1945, and consequently endeared himself to many of the state's residents.
Local Identifier:
VIS 146.01.23
ahc146001023a.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/Isle/id/42
Rights Holder:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Additional Rights Information:
Please contact holding institution for information regarding use and copyright status.
Extent:
4 x 5 in. sepia tone silver gelatin print
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center

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