This Week in Roosevelt History: July 22-31

July 24, 1939: FDR transfers the deed of the site for his library to the federal government.


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, 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:

Homes and Libraries of the Presidents by William G. Clotworthy
FDR at Home by Nancy Fogel
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum by Amy Margaret