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USS_SHAW_exploding_Pearl_Harbor_Nara_80-G-16871_2.jpg
A photograph taken at the moment the USS Shaw, a US Navy destroyer, DD-373, exploded during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

17-Sara's watch from James R, on Franklin's conception, give.jpg
A green enameled, pendant gold watch, set with diamonds and sapphires, in solar guilloche pattern, with a diamond star design on the reverse, The watch hangs on a heavy gold and enamel chain, with pearl and diamond accents. The maker's name,…

1-1941 Laura Adams on the verandah with her Mother.jpg
A black and white image of Laura Delano Adams on the veranda of "Fir Coat," the Adams' family estate on Campobello Island, New Brunswick. Beside her, in a shaded deck chair, is her mother, Ellen Delano Adams, a first cousin to President Franklin D.…

0111 Mrs. Ellen Delano Adams on  Verandah, 1941.jpg
Ellen Delano Adams, the first cousin to Franklin Delano Roosevelt. enjoying the shade on the porch at Fir Coat, the Adirondack style cottage built for her by her husband, Frederick Adams, Sr. on Campobello Island, during the summer of 1941. …

spencer1517_300 - Copy.jpg
Image of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Spenser attacking German U-175 with depth charges in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 17, 1943. One of the Coast Guard's largest cutters of the time, it was escorting Convoy HX-233 across the North…

Deer_Isle_Bridge,_view_looking_Northeast.jpg
Contemporary image of the Deer Isle Bridge connecting Sedgwick with Little Deer Isle, Maine, completed by the Public Works Administration (PWA) under FDR's administration in 1939. To accommodate navigation by high masted sailing vessels, the center…

USS Potomac, 1939.jpg
USS Potomac (AG-25), Presidential Yacht used by Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was commissioned on October 25, 1934 as the USCGC Electra (WPC-187) and renamed the USS Potomac (AG-25) on January 30, 1936. This black and white image shows the USS Potomac…

HMS Prince of Wales in Argentia Bay, Atlantic Conference, August 1941.jpeg
Off Argentia, Newfoundland, after bringing Prime Minister Winston Churchill across the Atlantic to meet with President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Donation of Vice Admiral Harry Sanders, USN(Retired), 1969.

Prince of Wales and USS McDougal at Argentia Bay, August 1941.jpg
The USS McDougal (DD-358) alongside HMS Prince of Wales, to transfer President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the British battleship for a meeting with Prime Minister Winston Churchill during the Atlantic Conference.
Photographed in Placentia Bay,…

73-113 217 Daisy with Fala at White House Study room on December 20, 1941.jpg
Photographic image of Daisy Suckley posed on a leopard skin rug in the President's Study at the White House, Washington, D.C. The rug was a gift of Emperor Haile Selassie of of Ethiopia. The picture was taken by FDR after dinner on the occasion…
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