65th Anniversary- 1995

presenting the trowel
As part of the ceremonies, Commissioner Apfel presented the Library with an inscribed silver trowel, in keeping with the theme of Social Security as An American Cornerstone. Shown, left to right: Cynthia Koch, Director of the FDR Library, accepting the donation; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, granddaughter of the President, representing the Roosevelt family; Social Security Commissioner, Kenneth Apfel; SSA Historian, Larry DeWitt; and Jim Roosevelt, grandson of the President, also representing the Roosevelt family at the event.
trowel in display case The trowel and a 65th anniversary commemorative pin are now on display as part of the Library's exhibit on Social Security.
SSA group at Hyde Park
Additional members of the SSA delegation with Library Staff and Roosevelt family members: left to right, Lynn Bassanese of the FDR Library; Anna Eleanor Roosevelt; Larry DeWitt; SSA employee, Ann Hargett; SSA employee, Michele Brand; Commissioner Apfel; SSA Chief of Staff, Brian Coyne; Jim Roosevelt; Cynthia Koch; SSA employee, Ronnie Lockhart.