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Re: Face, youth, ease with FDR, and circumstance all indicate she's FDR's daughter Anna
I think you are correct. Anna Roosevelt is most likely.
She looks like Anna Roosevelt, just turned 30. Sailor in the White House (USNI) says her own two young kids lived in the White House at this time; no mention of where Anna was or wasn't. Wikipedia says in 1936 Anna worked for a Seattle newspaper but remote correspondents routinely wired their stories and Seattle was an easy train ride from SF Bay in any case.
In 1936 Lucy Mercer and Missy LeHand were in their 40s, did not look like this video, and would be inexplicable aboard a USN ship and in a newsreel.
IMO. Anyone can Google names and see what your eyes tell you.
Could it be Lucy Mercer?
I wonder about the date on this film. When did Oklahoma and Nevada get their "birdbath" on the mainmast? Pennsylvania does not have hers. I would guess this is shot in San Francisco Bay as I think I've seen that double ended ferry before.
Also, does anybody know who the young girl is at beginning?
Identifiable ship include Pennsylvania, Nevada, Idaho. Not sure which cruisers are shown yet. Omaha class and maybe SLC?
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