Dill (Glenn Estes) Collection, [ca. 1940-1949]
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...
Glenn Estes Dill recorded live radio broadcasts onto glass-based record discs in the 1940s. He taped them directly from the radio onto a wire recorder and then transferred them to records. These recordings consist mainly of speeches given over the radio during World War II by Franklin D. Roosevelt and others, including Winston Churchill. From the description of Dill (Glenn Estes) Collection, [ca. 1940-1949] (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id:...
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...