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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) to Henry T. Rainey re: thanking Hundred Days Congress for achievements

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07468 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1933/06/10 Pagination: 1 p. 23.5 x 18 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07468 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1933/06/10 Pagination: 1 p. 23.5 x 18 cm

Summary of Content: Rainey was speaker of the house.

Background Information:

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

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

Subjects: PresidentGreat DepressionCongressGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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