Search > Search Results > Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, former US First Lady, visiting the Z ...
|Catalog No.||19315||Similar Items|
|Brief Description||Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, former US First Lady, visiting the Zeilsheim DP camp.||Similar Items|
|Registry No.||38691p||Similar Items|
|Period||After World War II||Similar Items|
|Date of event||1946||Similar Items|
|databank||Photo Archive||Similar Items|
The widowed Eleanor Roosevelt, former US First Lady, visiting the Zeilsheim DP camp. In the photo: Mrs. Roosevelt touring the camp escorted by UNRRA officers.
Her visit to the DP camps in Germany took place in February - March 1946.
UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) was established as an organization for aiding refugees, displaced persons and the nationals of Allies in the countries of Europe liberated from Nazi German occupation, and in the Far East.
"Encyclopedia of the Holocaust" (Yad Vashem, ed. I. Gutman), NY: Macmillan, 1990, vol. 4, pp. 1538 - 1540. Close