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Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum  contains an on-line finding aid to 385 manuscript collections, many relating to the polio topic and President Roosevelt's public support in fighting the disease, including the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. Of particular interest are the President's Personal Files 334: Infantile Paralysis, 1933-1945 (Boxes 1 and 2), and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Family, Business and Personal Papers; Subject File; Folder: Infantile Paralysis: FDR's Attack and Treatment (Box 23). The web site offers hundreds of on-line, copyright free photographs of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, The Great Depression and the New Deal, and World War II, as well as audio and video clips of FDR. Finding aids are available within the "Research" section. Suggested search terms: polio, infantile paralysis, birthday balls, March of Dimes and Warm Springs. For more help, consult "How to Do Research at the Library" at the web site including hours of operation, directions, and places to stay.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, New York 12538


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