President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt Seated in Limousine, circa 1940

Summary

This copy of a signed photograph of President Franklin D. and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt belonged to United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies. He served five presidents, from 1941 until 1967. Agent Gies was responsible for White House vehicles during Roosevelt's third and final presidential term.

This copy of a signed photograph of President Franklin D. and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt belonged to United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies. He served five presidents, from 1941 until 1967. Agent Gies was responsible for White House vehicles during Roosevelt's third and final presidential term.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1940

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2011.241.14.5

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.438 in

Width: 10.938 in

Inscriptions

Caption typed on separate paper affixed to back of photograph: A copy of an autographed picture of President and Mrs. Roosevelt sitting in the car. Handwritten: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt

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