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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Inaugural address of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00675 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet signed Date: 4 March 1933 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Title continues, "President of the United States / delivered at the Capitol, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1933." Signed at the end by Roosevelt. First inaugural address. Printed by the United States Government Printing Office, Washington D.C. in large type for easier reading by Roosevelt. Limited edition of special copies. First printing.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.

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

Keywords/Subjects: Inaugural Address, President Government and Civics, Presidential Speeches and Proclamations, Inauguration

Sub Era: The Great Depression The New Deal