Eleanor Roosevelt Ornament
- National Archives Store Exclusive
- 6 1/4 inches
Dressed in a red coat and green hat, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt makes an elegant adornment. Handmade, this ornament makes a lovely addition to any collection, reminding us of the activists who helped shape our nation’s rich history.
As Franklin Roosevelt pursued a career in politics, Eleanor Roosevelt raised five children (a sixth died in infancy), volunteered in civic organizations, and worked for women’s suffrage. After he was stricken with polio, Eleanor encouraged her husband to stay in politics, and together they became the longest-serving President and First Lady of the United States, holding four terms in office.