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In racially turbulent 1961 Eleanor Roosevelt showed up in Deerfield to help the cause of African-Americans buying two $46,000 homes in a development spawned by an associate of Adlai Stevenson’s law firm. Here, Mrs. FDR visited our fellow activists, the Berliants, and Florence- peeping through at the right, was on the greeting line, as was our 15 year old daughter, Jane. Mrs. Roosevelt’s visit was a great booster for our cause.

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Museum of Contemporary Photography

at Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

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