In April 1945 VE Day was on the horizon, but victory in the Pacific was still a ways away. In an effort to keep the American public buying War Bonds after victory in Europe, the US Treasury Department set up the "Mighty Seventh War Loan" drive. The slogan “Now—all together" as well as the central theme of the Iwo Jima flag raising, were used to appeal to a sense of patriotism in a final push against...Read More
In this series we ask some of our friends what they’re reading to discover what the teachers want to learn, and what we can learn from their choices. This week we hear from Dr. Richard Rabinowitz, curator of Revolution! and Founder and President of the American History Workshop. He'll also be discussing the transitional history of the Atlantic world at The Age of Revolution: A Whole History.
For four years and more, preparing for the New-York Historical Society's Revolution!...Read More
America's 32nd President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in Hyde Park, NY this day in 1882. Roosevelt is greatly remembered for leading the US through a depression and WWII, and his wife Eleanor's humanitarian efforts. However, he is also known as our only physically disabled president, and founder of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes).
This lower leg brace was one of many used by Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) after he...Read More
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