“Let us all work together for better understanding and peace"; Signed Quotation all in Eleanor Roosevelt's Hand

  • Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Quotation.

Eleanor Roosevelt Signed Quotation.

$2,200.00

Item Number: 7294

Original Eleanor Roosevelt signed quotation on a note card, which reads, “Let us all work together for better understanding and peace. Eleanor Roosevelt.” Matted and framed with a photograph of Ms. Roosevelt above. In fine condition. Measures 10.5 inches by 13.5 inches. An exceptional piece.

By 1948, the United Nations’ new Human Rights Commission had captured the attention of the world. Under the chairmanship of Eleanor Roosevelt; President Franklin Roosevelt’s widow, a human rights champion in her own right and the United States delegate to the UN—the Commission set out to draft the document that became the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Roosevelt, credited with its inspiration, referred to the Declaration as the “international Magna Carta for all mankind.” It was adopted by the United Nations on December 10, 1948.

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