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Document for February 26th:
Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Henry Roberts


Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Henry Roberts

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Mrs. Henry Roberts, 02/26/1939; Franklin D. Roosevelt Library; National Archives and Records Administration.

On February 26, 1939, in a dramatic act of conscience, Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) when it barred the world-renowned singer Marian Anderson, an African American, from performing at its Constitution Hall in Washington, DC.
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