This Week in Roosevelt History

This category of posts highlights Roosevelt History one week at a time by featuring archival materials from the collections of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY. It includes a selection of digitized documents and photos to illustrate historical events and subjects in the lives and work of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Eleanor Roosevelt – “My Day”

This category of posts features excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s nationally syndicated “My Day” column. Published six days a week from 1935 until her death in 1962 (27 years), Mrs. Roosevelt wrote consistently and directly to the American public about her views and activism. You can find a complete collection of Eleanor Roosevelt’s My Day columns in searchable full text on The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project website, hosted by George Washington University.

News & Events

Follow this category to learn about the many public events and programs hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. Read about special annual events like the Memorial Day Weekend “USO Show” and “Bivouac” and the Roosevelt Reading Festival, as well as film programs, author talks and signings, and exhibition-related events.

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  1. I am interested to learn how I might purchase the use of a photograph from your collection. This is for a book about the architecture of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. The author speaks about the GI Bill and would like to use your photo number NPx.64-269 in the book. Kindly contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you

  2. fdrlibrary says:

    Thank you for your inquiry regarding using a photograph from our collection. If you could please send your question and all relevant information about the photograph to our reference e-mail address (, your question will go to one of the members of our archival team who will be able to answer it.

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