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May 24, 2013     
100 Days Countdown

May 17 - May 23

"100 Days" Countdown

to the June 30, 2013
Public Opening of our New Museum Exhibits

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Day 38 (May 23):

  • FACEBOOK  |  FDR's Oval Office Desk Interactive

Day 39 (May 22):

  • TUMBLR  |  Meme: "This Generation of Americans"

Day 40 (May 21):

  • FACEBOOK  |  The Scrapbook Interactive

Day 41 (May 20):

  • WAMC: The Roundtable  |  11:12 - 11:28 a.m. NPR Interview with:
    • Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, Chair, Roosevelt Institute Board and Granddaughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Professor David Woolner, Marist College History Professor
      and Roosevelt Institute Fellow & Hyde Park Resident Historian

Day 42 (May 19):

  • FACEBOOK  |  Marshfield School of Weaving Reproduces Curtains in FDR's Study

Day 43 (May 18):


Day 44 (May 17):


Coming Soon:


Day 20 (June 10):

Online Preview: Immersive Experiences



100 Days Countdown: TUMBLR 




as we provide regularly posted news and information about the new exhibits opening this summer. These exhibits will tell the story of the Roosevelt presidency beginning in the depths of the Great Depression and continuing through the New Deal years and World War II with an emphasis on both Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's relationship with the American people. Special interactives, immersive audio-visual theaters, and rarely seen artifacts will convey the dramatic story of the Roosevelt era as the Roosevelt Library brings a New Deal to a New Generation.


Why "100 Days"?

The "100 Days" Countdown is inspired by the historic "First 100 Days" of FDR's presidency. In 1933 President Roosevelt took command of a country that was incapacitated by fear and economic turmoil. In less than four months his aggressive legislative agenda helped to stabilize the economy. Homes and farms were saved from foreclosure, and massive relief and work programs addressed the dire needs of the people. Most important, FDR's "First 100 Days" restored hope and, in the process, preserved democratic government in the United States.


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