• Saxton House at First Ladies National Historic Site

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Things To Know Before You Come

Did You Know?

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division,

Fifth cousin of Franklin and niece of Teddy Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt brought great spirit and compassion to her role as First Lady. She championed the causes of civil rights, women's rights and supported farmers and the poor through activism and by donating the fees she received for lecturing.