Tag Archives: Warm Springs

Marguerite “Missy” LeHand: FDR’s Right Hand Woman

By Paul M. Sparrow, Director Throughout his life, Franklin Roosevelt was surrounded by remarkable women. His mother Sara Delano, his wife Eleanor, his Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins the first woman to be appointed to the cabinet, and his distant … Continue reading

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Franklin D. Roosevelt Day by Day – April

On March 29, 1945, FDR left the White House for the last time on a trip to Warm Springs, Georgia. He had first visited Warm Springs in the mid-1920s after hearing that the waters there had healing powers.  He hoped … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives

The Thanksgiving Before War, 1941 It was Franklin Roosevelt’s yearly tradition to go back to Warm Springs, Georgia, and celebrate Thanksgiving with the patients and staff at the polio rehabilitation center he had founded there. The patients would always prepare … Continue reading

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