Times Past

April 12, 2014 6:13 PM

Dear Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ... Sincerely, FDR

Long-delayed restoration work at the Old Mission after a 1920 fire eventually gained the attention of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who sent his best wishes for a successful fiesta.

Related content

Suggested for you



About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.

Editor's Choice Videos