This Week in Roosevelt History

This category of posts highlights Roosevelt History one week at a time by featuring archival materials from the collections of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, NY. It includes a selection of digitized documents and photos to illustrate historical events and subjects in the lives and work of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Eleanor Roosevelt – “My Day”

This category of posts features excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s nationally syndicated “My Day” column. Published six days a week from 1935 until her death in 1962 (27 years), Mrs. Roosevelt wrote consistently and directly to the American public about her views and activism. You can find a complete collection of Eleanor Roosevelt’s My Day columns in searchable full text on The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project website, hosted by George Washington University.

News & Events

Follow this category to learn about the many public events and programs hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. Read about special annual events like the Memorial Day Weekend “USO Show” and “Bivouac” and the Roosevelt Reading Festival, as well as film programs, author talks and signings, and exhibition-related events.