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Splattered with champaign, Anna Boettiger (daughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt) has just christened Liberty-ship SS Joseph N. Teal at Oregon Shipbuilding, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Sep 1942.

Caption   Splattered with champaign, Anna Boettiger (daughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt) has just christened Liberty-ship SS Joseph N. Teal at Oregon Shipbuilding, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Sep 1942. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   NH 46489
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Kaiser Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation   Main article  Photos  Maps  
Liberty-class   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day 23 Sep 1942
Photos at Same Place Portland, Oregon, United States
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 19 Jan 2022

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
19 Mar 2022 06:02:44 PM

Mrs. Boettiger is wearing a corsage and is holding a bouquet made of Defense Stamps and she is accepting a gift from a company official. Franklin Roosevelt’s first cousin Laura Delano smiles at left. The President was present at the shipyards at the time and watched from a nearby automobile.

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