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Britannic majesties visit Washington, DC

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3066 | Film ID: 2400

King George and Queen Elizabeth arrive at Union Station, Washington, DC, and are formally greeted. The Queen and Mrs. Roosevelt enter an automobile for transit to the White House. President Roosevelt and his guests board the Potomac. FDR and the Queen converse. The press films the event, including Henry Morgenthau, Jr. The King lays a wreath on Washington's tomb at Mt. Vernon and visit the gardens. Indian entertainers performing songs and dances at Hyde Park.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:32
Event Date
1939 June
Locale
Washington, DC, United States
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:33
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