National Geographic : 1948 Jul
(0i ational eograpDlc society A.l iO(ualuCI iiiin Uy 1>. mIumUll y oeti art Since President Roosevelt's Death His Estate Has Become a National Historic Site In a single day the grounds at Hyde Park are visited by as many as 10,000 persons from all parts of the world. On the left, Robert McGaughey greets visitors to the birthplace of the late President. For 23 years the Roosevelt family butler, he now serves on the staff of the National Park Service. On the right, the Library contains thousands of items of F.D .R. correspondence. The Rooseveltian sphinx is the papier-mache creation of cartoonist Jim Berry man; the drawing was a magazine cover. Below: the white marble tombstone has no decoration. An inscription says, "Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882-1945 and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt 1884- "