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Behind the Scenes:  Furniture and Sculpture Collection

Furniture and Sculpture Collection

Part of the Library's furniture and sculpture collections are stored in this room.

The furniture collection features many items used by the President and First Lady in their homes and at the White House, including antique furniture inherited from their Delano and Roosevelt ancestors. There are also furniture pieces produced at Val-Kill Industries, the craft factory Eleanor Roosevelt and several friends operated during the 1920s and 1930s.

The eclectic sculpture collection includes family pieces inherited by the Roosevelts, busts of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by professional and amateur artists, depictions of famous naval figures collected by FDR, and sculptures created by New Deal artists.

To learn more about the various artifacts in the Museum's Artifact Collection, you can visit our Digital Artifact Collection.
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