Tag Archives: New Deal

From the Museum

The Washington Star published this political cartoon by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Clifford Berryman on October 31, 1934. The parade of jack-o-lanterns asking, “FDR, how long will the cash hold out?” refers to expenditures by President Roosevelt’s New Deal “alphabet agencies.” … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives – Road Trip!

The New Deal is all around us!!! On a recent trip to New England, a Roosevelt Library staff member couldn’t help but notice the enduring and ubiquitous legacy of the New Deal all around. While walking in the Brown University … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives

The Great Hurricane of 1938: Government and Citizens Working Together As Hurricane Irene bears down on the East Coast of the United States, it brings to mind the Great Hurricane of 1938 that brought devastation to Long Island, Connecticut, Rhode … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.” Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: July 1-7

July 2, 1932: FDR accepts the Democratic Party nomination for president at the convention in Chicago; declaring “a New Deal for the American people.” Franklin D. Roosevelt en route from Albany to Chicago to address the Democratic National Convention and … Continue reading

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