Did FDR End The Great Depression?
When the Democratic Party tinkers with the economy they make it worse.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story
7 Things You Don't Know About Mother's Day's Dark History
The holiday started as an antiwar statement. But battles over who owned Mother's Day kept coming.
July 18, 1940 FDR Nominated For Unprecedented Third Term
On this day in 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America’s 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedentedthird term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elect...
History of palm-reading: Josef Ranald's analysis of FDR Hitler and Mussolini.
In a 1938 book, How to Know People by Their Hands, palmist Josef Ranald included these three handprints of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler, analyzing each. His analyses o...
9 Things You May Not Know About Franklin D. Roosevelt
In late March 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt traveled to his favorite retreat in Warm Springs, Georgia, in an attempt to regain his failing health. At first, the rest appeared to be doing him a...
Franklin D. Roosevelt's terms as Governor of New York
Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected governor of New York in 1928 and served from 1 January 1929 until his election as President of the United States in 1932. His term as governor provided him with a hi...
The Biograph Girl
The Biograph Girl is a musical with a book by Warner Brown, lyrics by Brown and David Heneker, and music by Heneker. Its plot focuses on the silent film era and five pioneers of American cinema - actr...
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Lillian Gish filmography
These are the films of Lillian Gish.Silent: 1912 – 1913 – 1914 – 1915 – 1916 – 1917 – 1918 – 1919 – 1920s Post Silent: 1930s – 1940s – 1950s – 1960s – 1970s – 1980s – References
Julius Sterling Morton
Julius Sterling Morton (April 22, 1832 – April 27, 1902) was a Nebraska newspaper editor who served as President Grover Cleveland's Secretary of Agriculture. He was a prominent Bourbon Democrat, takin...
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Dorothy Gish
Dorothy Elizabeth Gish (March 11, 1898 – June 4, 1968) was an American actress, and the younger sister of actress Lillian Gish.
Gish was born in Dayton, Ohio. She had an older sister, Lillian. The...
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Judy Garland as gay icon
Actress Judy Garland is widely considered a gay icon. The Advocate has called Garland "The Elvis of homosexuals." The reasons frequently given for her standing as an icon among gay men are admiration...
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The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford (also known as the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, and more formally as the Edison Institute) is a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex and a National Historic Land...
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Walter Evans Edge
Walter Evans Edge (November 20, 1873 – October 29, 1956) was an American politician. A Republican, he was twice the Governor of New Jersey, from 1917 to 1919 and again from 1944 to 1947...
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William H. Boyce
William Henry Boyce, (November 28, 1855 – February 6, 1942) was an American lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware, and later from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a ...
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Ethel Merman
Let Me Call You Sweetheart (1932) You Try Somebody Else (1932) Time on My Hands (1932)Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for he...
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Judy Garland
Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. She was renowned for her vocals and attained international stardom which continu...
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J. P. Morgan
John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during hi...
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The Judy Monologues
The Judy Monologues is a one-act play based entirely upon rare voice tapes recorded by Judy Garland in the mid-1960s for her never-written autobiography.Conceived and directed by Darren Stewart-Jones,...
Henry Ford
Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.Althou...
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Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun (born August 16, 1947), is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was...
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Coleman Young
Coleman Alexander Young (May 24, 1918 – November 29, 1997) served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1974 to 1994. Young became the first African-American mayor of Detroit in the same week that Maynar...
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Delano family
In the Americas, the Delano family includes notables such as U.S. presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge, U.S. president and Union Army general Ulysses S. Grant, author Laura Ingalls...
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David Dinkins
David Norman Dinkins (born July 10, 1927) is an American politician who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and, to date, only African American to hold that...
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Melville Fuller
Melville Weston Fuller (February 11, 1833 – July 4, 1910) was the eighth Chief Justice of the United States between 1888 and 1910.
Fuller was born in Augusta, Maine, the son of Catherine Mart...
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Austin Pardue
Austin Pardue (August 9, 1899 – April 28, 1981) was the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh. He served as diocesan bishop from 1944-1968.