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New School Associates records ➔ Eleanor Roosevelt with Edith Sommerich

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Griffith J. Davis (photographer)
Eleanor Roosevelt (subject)
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (commissioner)
New School Associates New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) (subject)
Edith Sommerich (subject)


circa 1949

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Eleanor Roosevelt stands at a luncheon. The seated woman on the right (to Roosevelt's left) is Edith Sommerich, a longtime member and leader of the New School Associates. Roosevelt was a frequent speaker at The New School, and discussed it frequently in her column, "My Day." This photograph may have been taken at the Associates-sponsored event, "Are Women Meeting the Challenge of Today?"

Related Terms

New School Institutional Collections


box 1, folder 43



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