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FDR and the Dust Bowl

by Paul M. Sparrow, Director, FDR Library The Pare Lorentz Film Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum has produced a new animated video on FDR and the Dust Bowl. This video was created by FDR’s great-granddaughter Perrin … Continue reading

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From the Museum

Civilian Conservation Corps Ring (MO 1969.141) Franklin Roosevelt was deeply troubled by high unemployment rates among America’s youth during the Great Depression. Shortly after taking office in 1933, he personally devised the idea for the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: April 1-7

April 5, 1933: Issues executive order establishing the Civilian Conservation Corps. FDR – having lunch while visiting Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, Co. 350, at Big Meadows, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. L-r: General Malone, Louis Howe, Harold Ickes, Robert Fechner, FDR, … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: March 22-31

March 22, 1933: FDR delivers a message to Congress on unemployment relief and the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. *********** Did you know….. On March 22, 1933 FDR signed the beer-wine revenue act. This act amended the Volstead Act … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: April 1-7

April 5, 1933: Issues executive order establishing the Civilian Conservation Corps. FDR – having lunch while visiting Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, Co. 350, at Big Meadows, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. L-r: General Malone, Louis Howe, Harold Ickes, Robert Fechner, FDR, … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: March 22-31

March 22, 1933: FDR delivers a message to Congress on unemployment relief and the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps. ********** The New Deal Estore is a great place to shop for Roosevelt related books, gifts, and other treasures from … Continue reading

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