“…Pete Seeger, the folk singer. He lives not far from me near Beacon,
N.Y., and is loved by many people, young and old, who have enjoyed his music.”
-Eleanor Roosevelt, January 15, 1962
Eleanor Roosevelt and Pete Seeger shared a vision for a more equal world. In 1944, Pete was photographed singing for a racially integrated crowd at the opening of the Washington Labor Canteen, with Eleanor Roosevelt seated front and center. (Library of Congress photo)
–from the FDR Library
May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014
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