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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.

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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.

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Edith Bond: Roosevelt's Social Programs

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

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Edith Bond: President Roosevelt

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

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Michael Cox: President Roosevelt

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

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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.

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Earline Gaither: FDR's Death

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

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Theodore Britton: Military Training

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

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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.

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