Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Charles D. Walcott, May 31, 1919
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Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, future President and Assistant Secretary of the Navy, to fourth Smithsonian Secretary Charles D. Walcott agreeing that ship models will make a good exhibit and agreeing a liaison from the US Navy would be helpful. Letter is the original on Navy letterhead with Franklin D. Roosevelt's signature.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
The US National Museum instituted a significant effort to collect material related to WWI during the war's final years and immediately after the war. These materials were immediately put on prominent display throughout the US National Museum.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 192, Box 194, Folder: 5
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Number of Images: 1 Color: Color Size: 8.5w x11h Type of Image: Letters Medium: Paper