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Press Releases, 1945, April 17 and May 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Dorothy Dow Butturff papers comprise 2 boxes of her correspondence used in McClure's book, as well as other letters and related manuscript material. Box 1 consists of correspondence from such White House worthies as Mrs. Roosevelt; James Roosevelt; Malvina Thompson; Edith Helm; and George T. Bye, Mrs. Roosevelt's literary agent. The major portion of the correpsondence deals with a book Mrs. Butturff has proposed to publish. Box 2 contains manuscript copes of Mrs. Butturff's letters as a white House social secretary from 1933 - 1945 as well as related materials (i.e. book reviews). Photographs of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt; Fala; Dorothy Dow; Malvina Thompson; Donald Dawson; the John F. Kennedys; and the Lyndon B. Johnsons are found in Box 1.


  • Other: 1945, April 17 and May 8

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From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



Contains 2 press releases regarding V-E day.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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