Information about significant or controversial issues, including archival document features and special online presentations
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|Margaret "Daisy" Suckley: The life of FDR's close friend, confidante, and archivist at the FDR Presidential Library||1939 Royal Visit: British monarchs King George VI and Queen Elizabeth traveled to the US just prior to the outbreak of World War II|
|FDR and Polio: Roosevelt was the first U.S. president to serve with a significant physical disability||FDR and Housing Legislation: September 1, 2012 marked the 75th anniversary of the Wagner-Steagall Housing Act|
|Titanic at 100: Where were the Roosevelts when the famous ship sank on April 15, 1912?||1940 Census Free and Online: In 2012 the National Archives released census data after the mandatory 72 year waiting period|
|Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson: The historic 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert||Follow Our Blog! In Roosevelt History is a great source for information about FDR, the Library, and our special collections|
|71st Anniversary of the December 7th
Attacks on Pearl Harbor
FDR: From Budget Balancer to Keynesian
Both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's Papers are housed in the Archives at the FDR Presidential Library & Museum along with thousands of photographs and audiovisual recordings. Find information about these and other historical materials at About the Archives.