Left to Right: Mrs Franklin D. Roosevelt; King George VI of England; Mrs. Sarah Roosevelt; Queen Elizabeth (the "Queen Mother"); and President Roosevelt.
In June of 1939, King George VI became the first reigning British monarch to visit the United States. The trip featured all the staples of a royal visit: a sight-seeing tour of Washington, a formal State Dinner, and a big bash at the British Embassy, of which Representative Charles J. Bell said, "It was sort of like our church socials in Missouri."... READ ON