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Model of Independence Hall in Philadelphia (MO 1941.12.38) “Philadelphia is a good city in which to write American history. This is fitting ground on which to reaffirm the faith of our fathers; to pledge ourselves to restore to the people a wider freedom; to give to 1936 as the founders gave to 1776—an American way … Continue reading From the Museum

Franklin D. Roosevelt Day by Day – September

FDR & Constitution Day This is the September 17, 1938 radio address FDR gave to the Constitutional Convention in Poughkeepsie, NY.  For more information on Constitution Day at the National Archives, please visit: For more documents and photographs from FDR's presidency, please visit the Franklin D. Roosevelt Day by Day Chronology