April 12, 1945: FDR dies in Warm Springs, Georgia.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral service in the East Room of the White House.
April 14, 1945
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 72-18:422
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral at Hyde Park, New York.
April 15, 1945
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 77-144(1)
The New Deal Estore is a great place to shop for Roosevelt related books, gifts, and other treasures from the New Deal Store at the Roosevelt Library. Available at www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu, the Estore features everything from a selection of the latest books on the Roosevelts and their times, to T-shirts, ties and caps, multimedia, campaign memorabilia, and museum replicas. For items related to this week’s blog post, follow the links below:
Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR’s Polio Haven by Susan Richards Shreve
Images of America: Warm Springs by David M. Burke, Jr. and Odie A. Burke
The Hidden Campaign, FDR’s Health and the 1944 Election by Hugh E. Evans, M.D.
A Conspiracy of Silence: The Health and Death of Franklin D. Roosevelt by Harry S. Goldsmith, M.D.
FDR’s Funeral Train: A Betrayed Widow, a Soviet Spy, and a Presidency in the Balance by Robert Klara
Franklin D. Roosevelt bust