THE PRESIDENCY: The Roosevelt Week: Sep. 11, 1933

"Goodby, pop!'

"Goodby, Sistie ! See you soon!"

A yellow-haired little girl with her milk teeth missing stood on the Button Lumber Co.'s wharf at Poughkeepsie one noon last week and waved frantic farewell to her grandfather on a big white yacht easing out into the Hudson River. At the Nourmahal's rail stood "pop," otherwise the President of the. U. S., waving back to his six-year-old granddaughter, Anna Roosevelt ("Sistie") Dall. Also on the wharf were "Sistie's' flaxen-haired young mother, Anna Roosevelt Dall, "Sistie's" white-haired great-grandmother, Sara Delano Roosevelt who, a few...

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