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Unknown, FDR'S Fireside Chats

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Unknown, FDR'S Fireside Chats, National Records and Archives Administration, March 12 1933

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, commonly referred to as “FDR,”who took executive office in early 1933, would become the only president in American…

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US Constitution, Presidential Oath of Office

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US Constitution, Presidential Oath of Office, US Capitol, 1787 - Oath

Presidential Oath of Office"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to…

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Jesse Isidor Straus: Ambassador to France

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Jesse Isidor Straus: Ambassador to France, The Straus Historical Society, 1935

The New York Times reported on February 26th that Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) would be a popular choice if appointed Ambassador to France. On…

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (TERA)

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The Straus Historical Society, Jesse Isidor Straus: Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (TERA), The Straus Historical Society, 1920

The official announcement that Jesse Isidor Straus (1872-1936) would head the New York State Temporary Emergency Relief Administration (T.E.R.A.) was…

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961)

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The Straus Historical Society, Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961), The Straus Historical Society, 1937

Nathan Straus Jr. (1889-1961) was the son of Nathan and Lina Gutherz Straus. He was not interested in going into the family's business of…

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Library of Congress Catalog No. 2003690078, Bernard M. Baruch 1870 - 1965, U.S. Financier, Stock-market Speculator, Statesman & Political Consultant

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Library of Congress Catalog No. 2003690078, Bernard M. Baruch 1870 - 1965, U.S. Financier, Stock-market Speculator, Statesman & Political Consultant, Library of Congress, 1961

Bernard Mannes Baruch was a U.S. financier, stock-market speculator, statesman, and political consultant. After his success in business, Baruch…

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Hayden Hayden, United Service Organizations

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Hayden Hayden, United Service Organizations, Pritzker Military Museum and Library, Unknown

World War II era poster of a smiling soldier and nurse. Supporting America’s troops was the first mission of the USO. In 1941, as it became clear that…

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Carl Mydans, Farm Security Administration - the New Deal

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Carl Mydans, Farm Security Administration - the New Deal, Library of Congress, 1935

Farm Security Administration (FSA) was an effort during the Great Depression to combat American rural poverty. The FSA stressed "rural rehabilitation"…

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Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project (Artist: Erik Hans Krause), Nurse the Baby

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Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project (Artist: Erik Hans Krause), Nurse the Baby, Library of Congress, 1938

This poster promotes proper child care and breastfeeding technique, encouraging women to talk to their doctor and educate themselves through Health…

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Chicago Department of Health, Diphtheria Strikes

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Chicago Department of Health, Diphtheria Strikes, Library of Congress, 1941

This poster is one of the 907 posters produced by Work Projects Administration (WPA) from 1936 to 1943 by various branches of the WPA.The posters…

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