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Profile Response: Kirsten Strigel Carter, Supervisory Archivist, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum, Hyde Park, New York

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library was the first presidential library, and the only one actually used by a president. Prior to FDR, presidential papers were considered private, and kept (or not) without any particular system. FDR decided to donate his … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 253 – Danbury, CT to Poughkeepsie, NY

July 15, 2016 – Sun, 90 degrees Miles Today: 55 Miles to Date: 13,140 States to Date: 33  Connecticut is a state of beautiful, hilly terrain, lavish suburbs, and poor cities. ‘Home rule’ is big in this corner of New … Continue reading

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