INTRODUCTORY SPEECH OF SPEAKING CLASS FOR WIVES OF CONGRESS MEMBERS MADE BY FIRST LADY. WASHINGTON, D.C. JANUARY 11. MRS.FANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TODAY MADE THE OPENING ADDRESS TO MEMBERS OF MRS. HUGH BUTLER'S CLASS IN PLATFORM SPEAKING FOR WIVES OF MEMBERS OF OF CONGRESS. THE CLASS WAS PRESIDED OVER BY MRS. WILLIAM M. WHITTINGTON, WIFE OF THE CONGRESSMAN FROM MISSISSIPPI, WHO LAST YEAR TOOK THE ANNUAL SECOND PRIZE FOR BEING THE BEST SPEAKER, AND MRS. ROOSEVELT WAS INTRODUCED BY FIRST PRIZE WINNER, MRS. JOHN J. SPARKMAN, WIFE OF THE CONGRESSMAN FROM ALABAMA, WHO SHOWED THE MOST IMPROVEMENT LAST YEAR. L TO R: MRS. SPARKMAN, MRS. ROOSEVELT, AND MRS. WHITTINGTON
Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve.
Date based on date of negatives in same range.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
Temp. note: Batch eight.
The Harris & Ewing, Inc. Collection of photographic negatives includes glass and film negatives taken by Harris & Ewing, Inc., which provide excellent coverage of Washington people, events, and architecture, during the period 1905-1945. Harris & Ewing, Inc., gave its collection of negatives to the Library in 1955. The Library retained about 50,000 news photographs and 20,000 studio portraits of notable people. Approximately 28,000 negatives have been processed and are available online. (About 42,000 negatives still need to be indexed.)