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NH 46878 U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Title: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Caption: A 1942 photograph taken at the New Orleans Plant of Higgins Industries, Inc. Andrew J. Higgins, Sr., gesturing, explains to President Roosevelt his company's role in the war effort, with the aid of a ship model, as others look on. With them in auto are Governor Sam Houston Jones of Louisiana and Rear Admiral Frank T. Leighton, Eighth Naval District Commandant. The Higgins Company turned out boats for both the Army and the Navy.
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Catalog #: NH 46878
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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