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FDR’s Ship Models – Part Two : 20th Century Naval Ships

By Paul M. Sparrow, director Franklin Roosevelt’s ship model collection is truly remarkable for its size and for the variety of models. During the latter part of his presidency he received many models of war ships. Having served as Assistant … Continue reading

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From the Museum

Women in the Military Rag Dolls (MO 1945.47.13-16)   Millions of young Americans served in America’s military during World War II. With FDR’s support their ranks included 350,000 women, who served as nurses and in special service branches established throughout … Continue reading

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