Universal Declaration of Human Rights


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Eleanor Roosevelt Holding the Declaration of Human Rights in Spanish, Nov. 1949.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum, Hyde Park, NY  
 
United Nations Department of Public Information, printed in the USA, 1949
Department of State Publication, Washington, DC, January 1949
Lent by Sawyer Library, Williams College

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified by the United Nations on December 10, 1948. The two versions shown here, one published by the United Nations and one by the United States Department of State, were printed in early 1949.