• President Franklin D. Roosevelt Greets Native Americans
    Harris & Ewing
    South Lawn
    South Grounds
    American Indians
    In this photograph, taken in May 1936, President Franklin D. Roosevelt receives a group of American Indians from the Pueblo nation on the South Drive. The president is pictured seated in an open convertible. The guests visited the White House to express support for legislation sponsored by U.S. Commissioner for the Bureau of Indian Affairs John Collier, which protected Pueblo land from encroaching agricultural interests.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Opens the 1932 Winter Olympics
    New York
    In this photograph, New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers opening remarks at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York. This was the first Winter Olympics held in the United States; the first Summer Games held in the United States were hosted in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904. This photograph was taken on February 4, 1932, nine months before Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected President of the United States.