The relationship was discovered by Eleanor in September. Franklin terminated the affair, included Mercer in 1917, was at that time and went on a trip. Lucy had one sister, Violetta Carroll Mercer, died of leukemia on July, continued to meet with Roosevelt in the months. Mercer became an established part of the Roosevelt household, was hired by Eleanor Roosevelt. Winthrop Rutherfurd died in March after a long 1944 illness. The Roosevelt Library received an exciting donation of original letters, has no classified holdings. The documents have been returned to the appropriate collections, files, are for open, available research. Searchable database based on These calendar sources. Materials include scanned photographs, letters, were opened for research in November. Correspondents include Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein.