Girl Scout Margaret Lusby presents roses to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the National Tree Lighting
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National Christmas Tree lighting
In this black and white photograph, Girl Scout Margaret Lusby presents roses to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at the National Tree Lighting on December 24,1933. The first lady of the country has served as the honorary National President of the Girl Scouts ever since Edith Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson, began the tradition in 1917. Accompanying Mrs. Roosevelt are President Roosevelt and their granddaughter, “Sistie” (Anna Eleanor) Dall.
This black and white photograph shows President Franklin D. Roosevelt and four generations of the Roosevelt family at their home, Springwood, in Hyde Park, New York. On the left of the photo is Sara Delano Roosevelt, the president's mother. On the right is Anna Roosevelt, daughter of the president. The president's two grandchildren, Anna and Curtis Dall (nicknamed Sistie and Buzzie by the press), sit on their grandfather and mother's laps, respectively.
In this black and white photograph, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s grandchildren, Sistie and Buzzie Dall, are playing on the slide installed on the South Lawn. They are the children of Anna Roosevelt and her first husband Curtis Dall. Their given names were Eleanor and Curtis, but the press gave them the nicknames of Sistie and Buzzie. The two children lived in the White House with their mother and grandparents when their parents divorced, and their grandmother, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, had slides, sandboxes, and swings constructed on the South Lawn for the children.
This a photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's grandchildren, Eleanor Roosevelt Seagrave and Curtis Roosevelt or "Sistie" and "Buzzie" playing in a sandbox on the South Grounds of the White House. Roosevelt had playground equipment, swings, and, a sandbox specially installed for his grandchildren.