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FDR in Galveston (1937)
KPRC-TV
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1937 |
 B/W 
| English
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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt disembarks from the yacht Potomac
    The President poses with Texas Governor James Allred (middle) and then Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson (right)
    Aboard a train, FDR chats with Galveston Mayor Adrian Levy
    The President's son, Elliott, stands at the far end of the group
    The party pulls up in Kopperl Park
    Mayor Levy gifts the President a fishing pole in honor of his visit. The mayor also gave FDR with a painting of Galveston oleanders
    FDR addresses the crowd
    The President compliments the Seawall Boulevard and Galveston's beaches