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Eleanor Roosevelt

President and Chair of the Commission on Human Rights, Eleanor Roosevelt, looking at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Spanish. Credit: UN Photo.

HR Exhibition

Mr. Benjamin Cohen, Assistant Secretary-General for the UN Department of Public Information. speaking at inauguration ceremony of an exhibition on human rights in 1950. Credit: UN Photo.

Japanese women reading Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

A group of Japanese women looking at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during their visit to the UN's interim headquarters in Lake Success, New York, 1950. Credit: UN Photo.

The Drafting Committee of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Drafting Committee meeting in Lake Success, New York, 1947. Credit: UN Photo.

UN International Nursery School

Children attending the United Nations International Nursery School looking at a poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Credit: UN Photo.

Cornerstone laying ceremony at UN Headquarters.

Secretary-General Trygve Lie and Chief Architect W.K Harrison depositing copies of the UN Charter and the UDHR while laying the corner stone for the secretariat building, NY, 1949. Credit: UN Photo.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights in French

Universal Declaration of Human Rights in French. Credit: UN Photo.