Papers, 1928-1947.


Papers, 1928-1947.

Papers consist mainly of political cartoons, 1932-1943, depicting President Roosevelt, his Cabinet, the Roosevelt coalition, New Deal programs, preparedness for World War II, and the first few years of American involvement in World War II; and newspaper clippings about the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, 1938-1943, and clippings on O'Connor's career, Franklin D. Roosevelt, the death of the President's mother, the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, and other topics of interest to O'Connor, 1928-1947. Other materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speech drafts pertaining to the creation and initial concerns of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Committee, 1945.

33 linear ft.

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