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Around the World in 80 Days with the Roosevelts

The Roosevelt Library plans quite a trip for Summer 2014! Join us as we journey to seven continents and 95 countries for Around the World in 80 Days with the Roosevelts. Look for hundreds of internationally themed photographs, museum objects, and historic documents on the … Continue reading

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Research in the Archives

Last week 27 people traveled from all over the country, and even across the Atlantic Ocean, to visit the FDR Library’s research room. They came to interact with the estimated 17 million pages of primary source materials housed here within … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives

1934 Hawaiian Visit May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. The Hawaiian Islands, located at the northernmost part of Polynesia,  were annexed by the United States in 1898, and in 1959 became the nation’s 50th state. By the time of Roosevelt’s … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: July 8-14

July 10, 1934: FDR became the first president to travel to South America while in office. FDR – with three others in Panama, standing on gangplank with ship in rear. July 11, 1934 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:3660(35). ********** … 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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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: September 8-14

September 11, 1956 “GENEVA—It is amusing, far away in Switzerland where you feel cut off from American politics, to find yourself asked at every meal by your neighbors what you think is going to happen on Election Day. I sat … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: August 22-31

August 23, 1955 “TOKYO, Aug. 23—The other morning we went to the big fish market, which is really quite a sight. There were enormous pieces of tuna fish, fascinating green crabs and more fish of every size, shape and description … Continue reading

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This Week in Roosevelt History: July 8-14

July 10, 1934: FDR became the first president to travel to South America while in office. FDR – with three others in Panama, standing on gangplank with ship in rear. July 11, 1934 FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:3660(35).

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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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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: June 22-30

June 29, 1936 “HYDE PARK—The trip to Philadelphia went quickly and we had the amusing experience of hearing over the radio the announcement of our own arrival. Without thinking, I went out on the platform of the car to see … Continue reading

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