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Reuben Griffin: Rural Electrification

Reuben Griffin recalls how his family home was electrified, after President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 7037 creating the Rural Electrification Administration.

From  Adina Langer on March 30th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Jimmy Doi: Executive Order 9066

Jimmy Doi describes how his brother had to give up his farm, after President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 interning Japanese Americans.

From  Adina Langer on March 26th, 2021 4 plays 0  

Edith Bond: Roosevelt's Social Programs

Edith Bond explains her motivation for majoring in sociology or social work at the University of Georgia.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 6 plays 0  

Edith Bond: President Roosevelt

Edith Bond remembers Franklin Roosevelt's fourth presidential election in 1944 and his funeral procession the following year.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 3 plays 0  

Michael Cox: President Roosevelt

Michael Cox recalls how President Franklin Roosevelt died in Georgia on his first birthday, April 12, 1945.

From  Adina Langer on February 12th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Jean Ousley: "Supporters of Mr. Roosevelt"

Jean Ousley recounts what her parents, Laura and Samuel Spriggs, told her about their experiences during the Great Depression in the 1930s.

From  Adina Langer on February 11th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Earline Gaither: FDR's Death

Earline Gaither recalls how she heard the news of President Franklin Roosevelt's death.

From  Adina Langer on February 10th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Theodore Britton: Military Training

Theodore Britton describes the rigors of military training at Montford Point in Camp Lejeune.

From  Adina Langer on February 9th, 2021 0 plays 0  

M. Alexis Scott: Covering World War II

M. Alexis Scott describes the contributions of the Atlanta Daily World to covering World War II and the Holocaust.

From  Adina Langer on August 31st, 2020 7 plays 0