Message of Sympathy on the Death of Julia Lathrop.
April 16, 1932
I AM DEEPLY grieved to learn of the death of your distinguished sister, Miss Julia Lathrop, whose work in behalf of the children had endeared her to the American people and secured her place in history as a pioneer in the scientific care of the problems of childhood.
[Mrs. Anna Case, 1204 National Avenue, Rockford, Illinois]
Note: Julia Lathrop, first Chief of the Children's Bureau in the Department of Labor, died on April 15, 1932.
Herbert Hoover, Message of Sympathy on the Death of Julia Lathrop. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207674