Had to share one last picture of FDR in Albany. (He spent more time getting his picture taken in the capital city than his cousin did.) This one from the National Archives and Records Administration, features Franklin, Eleanor, and unnamed Democratic Party workers. Safe to assume this is from the vicinity of 1929 or 1930, though no idea where. It could have been any of Albany’s grand hotels, at a time when they were grand indeed.
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