December 30, 2021

In this issue: Eleanor Roosevelt's Wallet; My Day 1937; The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Animation Film Awards.

Premiere: A Look Inside Eleanor Roosevelt's Wallet
January 5, 2022, 2pm ET
The things a person chooses to carry inside their wallet can offer clues about many different aspects of their life. Explore what the contents of Eleanor Roosevelt's wallet reveals about her with Supervisory Museum Curator Herman Eberhardt.
Eleanor Roosevelt's wallet

"I suppose on New Year's Eve one should look back on the year that has passed and forward to the New Year and it should inspire one with some great thoughts. However, at the moment I am watching some gold fish in a bowl and all I can think of is that even gold fish act in rather human fashion now and then...."

Everyone Has the Right: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The FDR Library and Pare Lorentz Center's new animated film tells the story of Eleanor Roosevelt's leadership in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for the United Nations.

An Official Selection of the New York Animation Film Awards.
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FDR, Oct 12, 1942, fireside chat.
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