Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Commemorative Stamp

17 Mar 2021  Wed

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist. She had served the United States of America as the first lady between 1993 and 1945, during the presidentship of her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's. She had also served as United States Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly from 1945 to 1952.

During her time she was one of the world’s most widely admired and powerful women. She took many stands against injustice in the United States. She also resigned from her post of major women’s organization when a prominent singer was denied the opportunity to perform in its venue because of her race. During the Depression in the United States, she started a business with one of her friends at her home in Val-Kill that manufactured furniture which produces jobs for the unemployed.

The United States of America issued this stamp to commemorate her in the year 1964.

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