PRESS COLLECTION: “First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt” (1944)


First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt visits the Almas Shriners Temple in Washington Christmas 1944.The Almas Temple is a building facing Franklin Square at 1315 K St NW in Washington, DC. It was designed in the Moorish Revival style. It was constructed in 1929 by Allen H. Potts, a member of the temple. It currently serves as the headquarters for the “Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of the Mystic Shrine” (A.A.O.N.M.S.), also known as the Shriners.

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