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Eleanor Roosevelt and tobacco heiress Doris Duke visiting Penn Craft, Fayette County, PA., November 29, 1937.
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Eleanor Roosevelt stands about to enter an automobile. Doris Duke, tobacco heiress wearing a black coat, and others stand behind her.

Credit: Image donated by Corbis-Bettmann

In November 1937, Eleanor Roosevelt (right) and the "world's richest girl" Mrs. James R. Cromwell–the former Doris Duke– visited Penn Craft at the end of a weekend automobile tour they took to see first-hand the living conditions of coal miners in western Pennsylvania.

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