Menu JTA Search

Roosevelt Thanks Council for Album

A letter from President Roosevelt expressing his appreciation for an album of photographs presented to him which depict the activities of the Works Division of the Department of Public Welfare at Council House, 1,122 Forest avenue, the Bronx, was made public yesterday by Mrs. William de Young Kay, president of the New York section of the National Council of Jewish Women.

The album was given to the President by Mrs. William D. Sporborg, former president of the New York section. Council House is a settlement house under the direction of the organization.

“I am glad to have such a fine presentation of the work accomplished through the Council House for my personal library,” Mr. Roosevelt’s letter said. The album contains 100 pictures and more than 1,000 signatures of men, women and children who visit the establishment.

NEXT STORY