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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) [Address at the dedication of the Jersey City Medical Center, New Jersey]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00196.05 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Jersey City, New Jersey Type: Typed document signed Date: 02 October 1936 Pagination: 2 p. ; 35 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed at the end. Marked hold for release by M. H. McIntyre, Assistant Secretary to the President. Mentions the funds of the Public Works Administration that went to American hospitals. Thanks those in the medical and nursing professions. Discusses public health provisions.

People: McIntyre, Marvin Hunter, 1878-1943
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Health and MedicalGreat DepressionNew DealPresidentPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsEconomicsFinance

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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