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From Leon Keyserling (Oldest son), 1942

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 9

Scope and Contents

Sent from Washington DC; writes that Mr. Straus has resigned as Administrator of US Housing Authority and Leon is now the Acting Administrator; "confidential" disclosure that he is working with those closest to FDR, "on the whole matter of housing reorganization"; mentions/counsels his father on how to handle (or stay out of) problems his sisters are having with their health and marriages; refers to Herbert who is in the Navy Medical Corps; discusses his views about enlisting (Leon was deferred as a public servant); urges his father to slow down the pace of his life and activities.


  • Creation: 1942


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 9.0 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Yiddish

Repository Details

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