The San Francisco Conference, 25 April-26 June 1945
Unveiling by E.R. Stettinius, Jr. of the memorial plaque dedicated to the late President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in John Muir Woods. Field Marshal Jan Smuts in the foreground.
The plaque is inscribed: "Here in this grove of enduring redwoods, preserved for posterity, members of the United Nations Conference on International Organizations met on April 29, 1945, to honor the memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Thirty-Second President of the United States, Chief Architect of the United Nations, and Apostle of Lasting Peace for all Mankind."