Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Official page for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives & Records Administration. The Franklin D.
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Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is America's first presidential library -- and the only one used by a sitting president. It was conceived and built under President Roosevelt's direction and opened to the public in 1941. The Library's mission is to foster research and education on the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary life. Our work is carried out by four major areas: Archives, Museum, Education and Public Programs.

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On this day in 1906, Franklin and Eleanor's first child and only daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born.
05/03/2021

On this day in 1906, Franklin and Eleanor's first child and only daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born.

On this day in 1906, Franklin and Eleanor's first child and only daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born.

"Eleanor Roosevelt’s Own Program" - On April 30, 1940, with little fanfare, Eleanor Roosevelt commenced a new, commercia...
04/30/2021

"Eleanor Roosevelt’s Own Program" - On April 30, 1940, with little fanfare, Eleanor Roosevelt commenced a new, commercial radio series on NBC. Read more from Deputy Director William Harris: https://fdr.blogs.archives.gov/2021/04/30/eleanor-roosevelts-own-program-april-30-1940/

"Eleanor Roosevelt’s Own Program" - On April 30, 1940, with little fanfare, Eleanor Roosevelt commenced a new, commercial radio series on NBC. Read more from Deputy Director William Harris: https://fdr.blogs.archives.gov/2021/04/30/eleanor-roosevelts-own-program-april-30-1940/

FDR's mother Sara claimed that she could trace her ancestry back to King Robert III of Scotland. In 1888, when he was 5 ...
04/30/2021

FDR's mother Sara claimed that she could trace her ancestry back to King Robert III of Scotland. In 1888, when he was 5 years old, Sara had this portrait taken of Franklin wearing traditional Highland dress. 📷: NPx 47-96:146

Though the most famous Scottish American Roosevelt was undoubtably FDR's Scottish Terrier Fala. Named after another ancestor, John “The Outlaw” Murray of Falahill, this rambunctious pup went to live at the White House on November 10, 1940. This drawing is part of a collection (MO 1977.27.1-22) of twenty-two original illustrations of Fala done by Elizabeth N. Fairchild for the book, "The True Story of Fala." The book was written by Margaret “Daisy” Suckley and Alice Dalgliesh, and published by Scribner Sons in 1942. See more of the illustrations on our Digital Artifact Collection: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/people/1179/elizabeth-nelson-fairchild/objects

#ScottishAmericanHeritageMonth
#MuseumFromHome
#Archivesathome
#AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts

04/26/2021

Facebook Premiere:
"FDR's Conversation with America"
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 2PM ET
(FB, YT & IGTV)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fdrlibrary/live_videos/
YouTube: https://youtu.be/yg1cEoKgRyw

Franklin Roosevelt was a master of radio – the fastest growing mass medium of the 1930s and 1940s. His famous radio “Fireside Chats" were major media events that attracted tens of millions of listeners. Find out how FDR used the radio to forge a powerful connection with the American public. Hosted by FDR Library Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt, with live Q&A in the comments.

Facebook Premiere:"FDR's Conversation with America"Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 2PM ET(FB, YT & IGTV)Facebook: https://www...
04/23/2021

Facebook Premiere:
"FDR's Conversation with America"
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 2PM ET
(FB, YT & IGTV)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fdrlibrary/live_videos/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/FDRLibrary

Franklin Roosevelt was a master of radio – the fastest growing mass medium of the 1930s and 1940s. His famous radio “Fireside Chats" were major media events that attracted tens of millions of listeners. Find out how FDR used the radio to forge a powerful connection with the American public. Hosted by FDR Library Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt, with live Q&A in the comments.

Facebook Premiere:
"FDR's Conversation with America"
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 2PM ET
(FB, YT & IGTV)
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fdrlibrary/live_videos/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/FDRLibrary

Franklin Roosevelt was a master of radio – the fastest growing mass medium of the 1930s and 1940s. His famous radio “Fireside Chats" were major media events that attracted tens of millions of listeners. Find out how FDR used the radio to forge a powerful connection with the American public. Hosted by FDR Library Supervisory Curator Herman Eberhardt, with live Q&A in the comments.

This handwritten poem, "Outwitted" by Edwin Markham, was among the items found inside Eleanor Roosevelt’s wallet after h...
04/23/2021

This handwritten poem, "Outwitted" by Edwin Markham, was among the items found inside Eleanor Roosevelt’s wallet after her death: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/8608

The poem as written:
𝘏𝘦 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘸 𝘢 𝘤𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘬𝘦𝘱𝘵 𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘵
𝘏𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘤, 𝘳𝘦𝘣𝘦𝘭 - 𝘢 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘭𝘰𝘶𝘵.
𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦 + 𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘸𝘪𝘯
𝘞𝘦 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘸 𝘢 𝘤𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘩𝘪𝘮 𝘪𝘯

#NationalPoetryMonth

This handwritten poem, "Outwitted" by Edwin Markham, was among the items found inside Eleanor Roosevelt’s wallet after her death: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/8608

The poem as written:
𝘏𝘦 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘸 𝘢 𝘤𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘬𝘦𝘱𝘵 𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘵
𝘏𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘤, 𝘳𝘦𝘣𝘦𝘭 - 𝘢 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘧𝘭𝘰𝘶𝘵.
𝘉𝘶𝘵 𝘭𝘰𝘷𝘦 + 𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘸𝘪𝘯
𝘞𝘦 𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘸 𝘢 𝘤𝘪𝘳𝘤𝘭𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘩𝘪𝘮 𝘪𝘯

#NationalPoetryMonth

In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: Happy 115th Birthday Anna Roosevelt, FDR's Fireside Chat Microphone, the Impa...
04/23/2021

In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: Happy 115th Birthday Anna Roosevelt, FDR's Fireside Chat Microphone, the Impact of the Atlantic Charter on Human Rights, a Poem Found in Eleanor Roosevelt's Wallet, FDR and the Oscars, A Visit to Tulsa's Douglas Aircraft, Birds of Paradise in the Library Collection, A 1941 Victory Garden. #ArchivesAtHome #MuseumFromHome #FDR2020

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In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: Happy 115th Birthday Anna Roosevelt, FDR's Fireside Chat Microphone, the Impact of the Atlantic Charter on Human Rights, a Poem Found in Eleanor Roosevelt's Wallet, FDR and the Oscars, A Visit to Tulsa's Douglas Aircraft, Birds of Paradise in the Library Collection, A 1941 Victory Garden. #ArchivesAtHome #MuseumFromHome #FDR2020

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It's Earth Day! Learn how President Franklin Roosevelt responded to one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in...
04/22/2021
FDR and the Dust Bowl

It's Earth Day! Learn how President Franklin Roosevelt responded to one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in American history--the Dust Bowl. Produced by the Pare Lorentz Film Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, it was created by FDR's great-granddaughter Perrin Ireland, with the narration provided by CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker. Funding provided by the New York Community Trust.

https://youtu.be/LRAbOAim8U8

Learn how President Franklin Roosevelt responded to one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in American history--the Dust Bowl. Produced by the Par...

With the Oscars upon us for the 93rd time, we highlight President Roosevelt’s address to the 13th annual ceremony on Feb...
04/21/2021
And the Winner Is… FDR and the 13th Academy Awards Ceremony – Forward with Roosevelt

With the Oscars upon us for the 93rd time, we highlight President Roosevelt’s address to the 13th annual ceremony on February 27, 1941, honoring films released in 1940.

https://fdr.blogs.archives.gov/2021/04/21/and-the-winner-is-fdr-and-the-13th-academy-awards-ceremony/

And the Winner Is… FDR and the 13th Academy Awards Ceremony April 21, 2021April 21, 2021 by fdrlibrary, posted in Uncategorized By William A. Harris, Deputy Director Movie producer and Academy president Walter Wanger invited the President to speak at the Academy Awards ceremony on February 4th and...

Timeline Photos
04/19/2021

Timeline Photos

The WPA Poster Collection is a favorite among many, and now is your chance to learn more about this popular graphic art collection! Join us Wednesday, April 21 from 3-4 pm EST for the Prints & Photographs Orientation into WPA Posters. Orientations are not recorded and registration is necessary. https://www.prekindle.com/event/67892-prints-and-photographs-virtual-orientation-wpa-posters

Image: For greater knowledge on more subjects use your library more often. Silkscreen poster from the Illinois WPA Art Project, between 1936 and 1941. Prints and Photographs Division.

During his far-flung wartime inspection tours, President Roosevelt often received models and other gifts from workers an...
04/19/2021

During his far-flung wartime inspection tours, President Roosevelt often received models and other gifts from workers and staff in defense factories and military facilities. Workers at a Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, gave him this model of the Douglas A-26 Bomber during his April 19, 1943 inspection visit. Plant employee Otis Smallwood presented the model to the President.

The model is on display in the MOBILIZING THE PEOPLE exhibit in the Museum’s WORLD WAR II gallery.

✈️: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/2909
📷 : NPx 61-517(3)

04/17/2021
LIVE Streamed Event: Hudson Valley History Reading Festival

LIVE Streamed Event:
Hudson Valley History Reading Festival
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Beginning at 1:00 p.m. ET
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3t9JCiK

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District present the eighth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 17, 2021 -- a live streamed event. In four sessions, beginning at 1:00 p.m., authors of recently published books on Hudson Valley history will present author talks with live Q&A from the virtual audience.

1:00 p.m.
Vincent T. Dacquino
[Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington]

2:00 p.m.
David Levine
[The Hudson Valley: The First 250 Million Years: A Mostly Chronological and Occasionally Personal History]

3:00 p.m.
Judith Linville
[Reflections: Staatsburg: "Not Just a Place to Live" A Collection of Interviews with Community Members]

4:00 p.m.
Anthony P. Musso
[Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley - Volume 3]

In 1943, 20 million Victory Gardens produced 8 million tons of produce. The government encouraged people to eat what the...
04/16/2021

In 1943, 20 million Victory Gardens produced 8 million tons of produce. The government encouraged people to eat what they could and can the rest for winter use. Richard Williams designed this poster to promote home canning: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/18386

#NationalGardenMonth

In 1943, 20 million Victory Gardens produced 8 million tons of produce. The government encouraged people to eat what they could and can the rest for winter use. Richard Williams designed this poster to promote home canning: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/18386

#NationalGardenMonth

A horse-drawn caisson carries FDR’s casket to the burial site in the Rose Garden, Hyde Park, New York.FDR’s body is then...
04/15/2021

A horse-drawn caisson carries FDR’s casket to the burial site in the Rose Garden, Hyde Park, New York.
FDR’s body is then laid to rest in the Rose Garden, April 15, 1945.
#RememberingFDR
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
📷: NPx 48-22 3719(52) & NPx 77-144(1)

04/14/2021
Facebook Premiere: "Sisters In Spirit: Native Women and the Women's Suffrage Movement"

Facebook Premiere:
"Sisters In Spirit:
Native Women and the Women's Suffrage Movement"
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2PM ET
(FB, YT & IGTV)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fdrlibrary/live_videos/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/FDRLibrary

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, a pioneer in Women's Studies, talks to FDR Library director Paul Sparrow about the political power that Native Women had and how it helped inspire the early Women's Suffrage Movement.

This #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts​ conversation coincides with the National Archives Foundation's "Rightfully Hers" programming, with support from Maggie & Robert Boroujerdi.

President Harry S. Truman awaits the arrival of FDR’s casket at Washington’s Union Station, April 14, 1945. He is flanke...
04/14/2021

President Harry S. Truman awaits the arrival of FDR’s casket at Washington’s Union Station, April 14, 1945. He is flanked by two men who nearly became President—James F. Byrnes (left) and Henry A. Wallace (right).
Grief stricken mourners line the streets while FDR's casket lies in the East Room of the White House, April 14, 1945. #RememberingFDR
📷: NPx 72-18 431, NPx 61-126, & NPx 61-206(39)

April 13, 1945, FDR's casket arrives and then Chief Petty Officer (USN) Graham W. Jackson plays “Going Home” on his acco...
04/13/2021

April 13, 1945, FDR's casket arrives and then Chief Petty Officer (USN) Graham W. Jackson plays “Going Home” on his accordion as FDR’s casket leaves Warm Springs.
#RememberingFDR
📷: NPx 61-128 & NPx 71-113

04/12/2021

Special guests offer their congratulations on the 75th Anniversary of the dedication of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt as a National Historic Site.

View the video on our YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Q2ikVkkDi8

#DiamondAnniversary #FDR #HomeofFDR National Park Service Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum #congratulations #NPSHydePark #HydeParkNY

04/12/2021
Remembering FDR

FDR’s death shocked the nation. Millions of American never forgot where they were and what they felt when they learned the news. Many reflected on how deeply his presidency had impacted their lives.

In 2005, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum asked a group of Americans to talk about their memories of FDR’s death and reflect on his legacy. This program features excerpts from their recorded remarks.

This film, "Remembering FDR," will also be featured in the upcoming exhibit “FDR’s Final Campaign” opening sometime in 2021.

#RememberingFDR #FinalCampaign

Happy 75th birthday to our friends and neighbors!
04/12/2021

Happy 75th birthday to our friends and neighbors!

Photos from Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site's post
04/11/2021

Photos from Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site's post

These five photographs, shot on April 10-11, 1945, are the last images of President Roosevelt ever taken. They reveal th...
04/11/2021

These five photographs, shot on April 10-11, 1945, are the last images of President Roosevelt ever taken. They reveal the dire state of his health. The photographs were made by Nicholas Robbins, an assistant to artist Elizabeth Shoumatoff. Shoumatoff came to Warm Springs in April to paint a portrait of the President. She instructed Robbins take these photos to help her complete the portrait at her studio.

The three photographs of FDR outside his Warm Springs cottage were shot on April 10. The other two shots—taken inside the cottage—were made on April 11.

#RememberingFDR
📷: NPx 03-46, 47, 49, 50, 51

04/10/2021

Facebook Premiere:
"Sisters In Spirit:
Native Women and the Women's Suffrage Movement"
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2PM ET
(FB, YT & IGTV)
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3a2n2B9
YouTube: https://youtu.be/4DCzKWMcABM

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner, a pioneer in Women's Studies, talks to FDR Library director Paul Sparrow about the rights of Native Women and how it helped inspire the early Women's Suffrage Movement.

This #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts​ conversation coincides with the National Archives Foundation's "Rightfully Hers" programming, with support from Maggie & Robert Boroujerdi.

04/09/2021

April 9th is Winston Churchill Day. It celebrates the day he became an honorary citizen of the United States. (His mother, Jennie Jerome was born in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY in 1854).

Here, Churchill visits the grave of FDR with Eleanor Roosevelt, as he was unable to attend the funeral.

#WinstonChurchill #EleanorRoosevelt #FDR #WinstonChurchillDay #NPSHydePark Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum #HydeParkNY #Friendship

Image - Library of Congress

Millions of Americans turned backyards, vacant lots, parkland, schoolyards, and other public spaces into Victory Gardens...
04/09/2021

Millions of Americans turned backyards, vacant lots, parkland, schoolyards, and other public spaces into Victory Gardens during World War II. In 1943, 20 million of these gardens produced 8 million tons of produce. The government encouraged people to eat what they could and can the rest for winter use. Learn more on our Digital Artifact Collection: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/17834

#NationalGardenMonth

Millions of Americans turned backyards, vacant lots, parkland, schoolyards, and other public spaces into Victory Gardens during World War II. In 1943, 20 million of these gardens produced 8 million tons of produce. The government encouraged people to eat what they could and can the rest for winter use. Learn more on our Digital Artifact Collection: https://fdr.artifacts.archives.gov/objects/17834

#NationalGardenMonth

In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: 1000 Years of Haudenosaunee Women in Power, 8th Annual Hudson Valley History ...
04/08/2021

In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: 1000 Years of Haudenosaunee Women in Power, 8th Annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival, David Woolner and FDR's Last 100 Days, Remembering FDR's Death, Look to Norway, Honoring #YomHaShoah. #ArchivesAtHome #MuseumFromHome #FDR2020

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In this issue of #AtHomeWithTheRoosevelts: 1000 Years of Haudenosaunee Women in Power, 8th Annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival, David Woolner and FDR's Last 100 Days, Remembering FDR's Death, Look to Norway, Honoring #YomHaShoah. #ArchivesAtHome #MuseumFromHome #FDR2020

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I have an invitation to the White House, my mother received for a social event on May 21, 1941. She was a professional vocalist, who performed on NBC for a while in DC. Her stage name was Lynn Allison. She sang at the Loew's Capital Theater for 7 years, and several hotels in DC. During the war years, she performed for and met countless dignitaries and military brass; helped raise War Bonds; sang at Walter Reed Hospital; and for FDR's last birthday. (I have her WH itinerary from that evening.) After he passed, she sang at a memorial service at the Department of Agriculture. I have a photo of her standing at the entrance, singing into a microphone, with who I think may be Sec. Claude Wickard seated behind her. I was wondering what event she attended on May 21, 1941, and if she was a guest performer? I am attaching the photo of the memorial service. My father was a photographer for the Washington Post, and was a WH press photographer in the late 1930s. I think he took the photograph at the Dept of Ag. Thank you for any help.
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Yale University February 19 · “I appeal to all of you, you all have an important role to play. We all need to be actively engaged.” — George Takei Best known for his role as Sulu on “Star Trek,” Takei spoke to a standing room only audience at Pauli Murray College about his experiences as a child in a U.S. internment camp. Today, February 19, is the Day of Remembrance, commemorating the order President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed authorizing the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Earlier that day, Takei received the 10th Annual Visionary Leadership Award for his six decades of social justice work, from the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Live long and prosper, George!
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