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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair

Collector:
Orth, Edward J.  Search this
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization  Search this
Names:
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Souvenirs
Photographs
Pamphlets
Guidebooks
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters
Place:
Flushing Meadows Park (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1835-2000, undated
Summary:
Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.
Scope and Contents:
Collection primarily documents the conception, planning, construction, management, and operations of the 1939 New York World's Fair located in Flushing Meadows, New York. Materials provide historical context and cultural significance as recorded in publications, artwork, photographs, ephemera, postcards, maps, plans, exhibitor's literature, souvenirs, and motion picture film. Most of the materials were primarily created for people who attended the fair. Some of the materials include scrapbooks created by fair visitors to document their experiences. There is a significant amount of material relating to other fairs, New York tourism, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society. Other forms of entertainment such as festivals, the Olympic games, and Disney World are also found among these materials. There is little information relating to Edward Orth's personal and professional life as a city planner. The collection is arranged into eleven series.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eleven series.

Series 1, Edward J. Orth Personal Papers, 1915-1989, undated

Subseries 1.1, Correspondence, 1939-1989

Subseries 1.2, Other Materials, 1915-1989, undated

Series 2, Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and World's Fair Collector's Society, Incorporated Records, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.1, General Information, 1960-1988, undated

Subseries 2.2, Correspondence, 1942-1990, undated

Subseries 2.3, Classified and Wanted Advertisements, 1956-1988, undated

Subseries 2.4, Financial Records, 1976-1989

Subseries 2.5, Newsletters, 1969-1988, undated

Subseries 2.6, Membership Materials, 1970s-1989, undated

Series 3, New York World's Fair, Incorporated Records, 1900-1988, undated

Subseries 3.1, Administrative Files, 1900-1977, undated

Subseries 3.2, Amusement Zone, 1937-1940, undated

Subseries 3.3, Communications and Business Systems Zone, 1939-1965, undated

Subseries 3.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1949, undated

Subseries 3.5, Food Zone, 1939-1975

Subseries 3.6, Government Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.7, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.8, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940

Subseries 3.9, Ephemera, 1938-1988, undated

Series 4, Photographic Materials, 1939-1968, undated

Subseries 4.1, General, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.2, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.3, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.4, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.5, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.6, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.7, Government Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.10, Miscellaneous, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.11, Oversize Photographs, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.12, Color Slides, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 4.13, Color Transparencies, 1940-1942, undated

Subseries 4.14, Edward Orth, 1967-1968

Series 5, Scrapbooks, 1938-1981

Series 6, Postcards, 1906-1985, undated

Subseries 6.1, Amusement Area, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.2, Business Systems Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.3, Communications Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.4, Community Interest Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.5, Food Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.6, Government Zone, International, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.7, Government Zone, Federal and States, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.8, Production and Distribution Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.9, Transportation Zone, 1939-1940, undated

Subseries 6.10, General, 1940, undated

Subseries 6.11, By Type, 1906-1985, undated

Series 7, Publications Related to World's Fairs, 1922-1989, undated

Subseries 7.1, Magazines, 1922-1988, undated

Subseries 7.2, Newspaper Articles, 1935-1989, undated

Subseries 7.3, Other Publications, 1937-1989, undated

Subseries 7.4, Other Subjects, 1962-1989

Series 8, Materials Relating to Other Fairs, 1851-2000, undated

Subseries 8.1, Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations or Crystal Palace Exhibition, 1851

Subseries 8.2, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, 1853-1853

Subseries 8.3, International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil and Mine or Centennial International Exhibition, 1876

Subseries 8.4, World's Columbian Exposition or Chicago World's Fair, 1893

Subseries 8.5, Exposition Internationale D'Anvers, Antwerp, Belgium

Subseries 8.6, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, 1897

Subseries 8.7, Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, 1898

Subseries 8.8, Expositions, 1901

Subseries 8.9, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1906

Subseries 8.10, Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition, 1907

Subseries 8.11, Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition, 1909

Subseries 8.12, Panama-California Exposition, 1915-1916

Subseries 8.13, Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts, and Industries, 1918

Subseries 8.14, Sesquicentennial Exposition, 1926

Subseries 8.15, Barcelona International Exposition, 1929

Subseries 8.16, L'Exposition Coloniale, Paris, 1931

Subseries 8.17, Olympics, 1932

Subseries 8.18, A Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933

Subseries 8.19, Expositions, 1933-1935

Subseries 8.20, Expositions, 1936-1937

Subseries 8.21, Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, 1937

Subseries 8.22, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

Subseries 8.23, Festival of Britain, Britain, London, United Kingdom, 1951

Subseries 8.24, Milan Fair, 1955

Subseries 8.25, Exposition Universelle et venti Internationale de Bruxelles, 1958

Subseries 8.26, American National Exhibition, 1959

Subseries 8.27, New York's World Fair, 1961-1977, undated

Subseries 8.28, Century 21 Exhibition, 1961-1962

Subseries 8.29, International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, 1967

Subseries 8.30, Long Beach, California, 1967-1968

Subseries 8.31, HemisFair 68, 1968

Subseries 8.32, Expo 70 or Japan World Exposition, 1970

Subseries 8.33, Expo 74 or International Exposition on the Environment

Subseries 8.34, Expo 75 or International Ocean Exposition, 1975

Subseries 8.35, American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976, 1976

Subseries 8.36, Queen's Bicentennial Festival, 1975-1976

Subseries 8.37, Plovdiv International Exhibition of 1981 or Expo 81

Subseries 8.38, Kobe Port Island Exposition or Portopia 81, 1981

Subseries 8.39, Knoxville International Energy Exposition or 1982 World's Fair, 1982

Subseries 8.40, Louisiana World Exposition, 1984

Subseries 8.41, Games of the XXIII Olympiad, 1984

Subseries 8.42, The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan or The International Science Technology Exposition, 1985

Subseries 8.43, Queen's Festival, 1985

Subseries 8.44, 1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication or Expo 86, 1986

Subseries 8.45, World Expo 88, 1988

Subseries 8.46, Universal Exposition of Seville or Expo 92, 1992

Subseries 8.47, Expo 2000, 2000

Subseries 8.48, Other Events and Celebrations, 1886-1989

Subseries 8.49, Combined Fairs, 1968-1994

Subseries 8.50, General information about world's fairs, 1964-1980

Series 9, Ephemera, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.1, New York and New York World's Fair, 1892-1989, undated

Subseries 9.2, Other States and Countries, 1835, 1939, undated

Subseries 9.3, Motion Picture Film and Entertainment, 1937-1981, undated

Series 10, Audio Visual Materials, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.1, Moving Images, 1939, 1964-1965, undated

Subseries 10.2, Sound Recordings, undated

Series 11, Oversize, 1835-1992, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Biographical / Historical

Edward Joseph Orth grew up with a strong interest in history, particularly the history of the 1939 New York World's Fair. Orth's visit to the fair as a twelve-year-old boy led to a life-long passion of collecting. At the time of his death, he had amassed enough materials to fill two homes in California. Orth also collected materials from several other fairs. In addition, he saved some of the records of the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO) and the World's Fair Collector's Society.

Orth was born April 19, 1927, to Andrew Joseph Orth and Florence Minnie Gordon Orth in Glendale, New York. In the 1930s, the Orth family lived in several locations in New York including Ridgewood, Brooklyn, Glendale, and Queens. The home that made the most impact in young Orth's life came in 1935 when the family moved to St. Albans, Queens seven miles from Flushing Meadow Park, the future site of the 1939 fair. Sadly in 1939 there were several deaths in the family including three grandparents. The severe loss of life limited family social activities but a drive by the future site of the fair provided Orth a glimpse of the Trylon and Perisphere. He would later remark that the sight appeared to be magic. In the summer of 1939, he went to the fair with his classmates from Public School 136. The next summer Orth and his father purchased a 10-admission ticket from an elementary school in Hollis, Queens, New York. He saved every souvenir and any information he could find about the fair. He filled scrapbooks with images from newspapers and postcards from the Curt Teich and Manhattan Postcard companies. When his family moved from an apartment to a house, he acquired a fair bench which was kept in the backyard.

In 1941, Orth attended Newton High School in Elmhurst, and Queens, New York. The high school offered a college preparatory program with heavy emphasis on mathematics, science, mechanical drawing, and workshop courses. Orth's education and training combined with the knowledge he gained from motion picture films viewed at the fair, including Thomas Edison's "The City of Light," Ford Motor Company's "Road of Tomorrow," "Democracy," and General Motors' "Futurama" provided the foundation and inspiration for a career in architecture and landscaping. He ultimately became a city planner for the state of California. By 1943, Orth was exploring used magazine and bookstores in New York City to acquire more fair materials before enlisting in the United States Army in 1945. Upon his discharge he resumed buying and trading fair postcards. From 1948-1953, Orth attended the University of California and the University of Connecticut where he studied architecture and landscape design. During these years he posted advertisements in various publications in his continued pursue for fair materials.

In March 1953, Mr. Orth moved to Los Angeles, California. There he formed lasting friendships with other collectors. By 1967, Orth and several of his closest friends including Peter Warner, Oscar Hengstler, David Oats, Larry Zim, and Ernest Weidhaas conceived the idea of a fair collector's organization. By the summer of 1968, the group had formally created the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO).

As time passed Orth became increasing concerned about the welfare of his collection. He wanted it to go to a museum rather than be sold in parts. In his will he stipulated that the collection would be given to the Smithsonian Institution upon his death. Jon Zackman, former Smithsonian employee, interviewed Orth's brother George and fair collector Peter Warner. Orth and Warner corresponded and traded objects over many years. Mr. Orth primarily covered the west coast area while Peter Warner was his east coast counterpart. Edward Orth died on September 6,1989 in Los Angeles, California at the age of sixty-two.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0134

Landor Design Collection, NMAH.AC.0500

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subject Category, World Expos, NMAH.AC.0060

Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0519

Alice R. Hillis World's Fair Film, NMAH.AC.0531

Borden Company 1939 New York World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.1063

Memories of the New York World's Fair, NMAH.AC.0592

Archives Center World Expositions Collection, NMAH.AC.0825

Daniel H. Meyerson World's Fair Collection, NMAH.AC.0745

Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection, NMAH.AC.1132

Princeton University Posters Collection, NMAH.AC.0433

Hills Bros. Coffee Company, Incorporated Records, NMAH.AC.0395

Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, NMAH.AC.0417

Messmore and Damon Company Records, NMAH.AC.0846

Thomas Norrell Railroad Collection, NMAH.AC.1174

William L. Bird Holidays on Display Collection, NMAH.AC.1288

Wurlitzer Company Records, NMAH.AC.0469

Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, NMAH.AC.0200

Materials at Other Organizations

New York Public Library The New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated Records, 1935-1945, MssCol 2233.

New York City 1939 World's Fair architectural drawings, circa 1935. Museum of the City of New York. Museum of the City of New York.

New York City 1939 World's Fair Collection, 1939-1940. Museum of the City of New York. New York World's Fair 1939/40 Collection. Queens Museum.

1939 New York World's Fair Postcards, Identifier: 1972-320, Audiovisual Collections Repository, Hagley Museum & Library
Separated Materials:
Materials at the National Museum of American History

Artifacts from the collection include several thousand souvenirs and examples of memorabilia commemorating the fair to include buttons and badges, ceramics, glassware, clothing, costume jewelry, coins and medals, commemorative spoons and flatware, toys and games, and philatelic material which are all part of the Division of Home and Community Life's holdings (now Division of Cultural and Community Life).
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow. Viewing film portion of collection requires special appointment, please inquire. Do not use when original materials are available on reference video or audio tapes. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Exhibitions -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Amusement parks--History  Search this
Amusement parks--New York (State)--History  Search this
Architecture--Exhibitions  Search this
Architecture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans  Search this
Burlesque shows--New York (State)--New York--1930-1940  Search this
Business history Business enterprises--United States--History  Search this
Chicago's Century of Progress  Search this
Construction and civil engineering  Search this
Construction industry--United States--Management--History  Search this
Corporate culture--History  Search this
Corporate culture--United States  Search this
Engineering--History--20th century  Search this
Exhibition buildings – New York (State) – New York  Search this
Exhibition buildings--1920-1940  Search this
Exhibitions -- Design  Search this
Fairs -- New York (State) -- New York -- History  Search this
Fashion--History--20th century  Search this
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (New York, N.Y.)--History  Search this
Food in popular culture--New York (State)--New York  Search this
Graphic arts--United States--History--20th century  Search this
International exhibitions  Search this
International Exhibitions Bureau  Search this
Lighting, Architectural and decorative--History--20th century  Search this
Technology -- United States -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Transportation--New York Metropolitan Area--Planning  Search this
Transportation--New York (State)  Search this
United States --Foreign relations --1933-1945  Search this
Urban parks--United States--History  Search this
Urban design  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States  Search this
Consumerism  Search this
Consumers--History--20th century  Search this
General Motors Corporation  Search this
Grand Central Parkway extension  Search this
Organizational behavior--United States--History  Search this
Public relations--History  Search this
New York World's Fair Commission  Search this
Queens (New York, N.Y.) Buildings, structures, etc.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Souvenirs -- 1930-1940
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1930-1940
Pamphlets -- 1930-1940
Guidebooks -- 1930-1940
Exhibition posters--1930-1940
Diaries
Ephemera -- 20th century
Film transparencies
Motion picture film
Posters -- 1930-1940
Citation:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0560
See more items in:
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep808504c62-92bb-48b1-8a76-f9d279516c33
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0560
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Democrat and diplomat : the life of William E. Dodd / Robert Dallek

Author:
Dallek, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xv, 310 pages)
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
Place:
United States
Germany
Date:
2013
1968
1933-1945
Topic:
Diplomats  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY--Historical  Search this
HISTORY--State & Local--General  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E748.D6 D3 2013 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150414

Empire of ideas : the origins of public diplomacy and the transformation of U.S. foreign policy / Justin Hart

Author:
Hart, Justin  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (XII, 279 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
USA
Verenigde Staten
Date:
2013
©2013
20th century
1933-1945
1945-1953
Topic:
Postcolonialism--History  Search this
Propaganda, American--History  Search this
Public relations and politics--History  Search this
Educational exchanges--History  Search this
Overseas information libraries--History  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--International  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--International Relations--General  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Educational exchanges  Search this
International relations  Search this
Overseas information libraries  Search this
Postcolonialism  Search this
Propaganda, American  Search this
Public opinion  Search this
Public relations and politics  Search this
Außenpolitik  Search this
Diplomatie  Search this
Buitenlandse politiek  Search this
Diplomatieke betrekkingen  Search this
Beeldvorming  Search this
Public relations  Search this
Propaganda  Search this
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Foreign public opinion  Search this
Call number:
E744.5 .H37 2013 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150576

Somoza and Roosevelt : good neighbour diplomacy in Nicaragua, 1933-1945 / Andrew Crawley

Author:
Crawley, Andrew  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Somoza, Anastasio  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (288 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
United States
Nicaragua
Verenigde Staten
USA
Date:
2007
1933-1945
Topic:
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Government--International  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--International Relations--General  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Buitenlandse betrekkingen  Search this
Außenpolitik  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E183.8.N5 C73 2007 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1149624

The Hopkins touch : Harry Hopkins and the forging of the alliance to defeat Hitler / David L. Roll

Author:
Roll, David L. 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945 Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Type:
Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
©2013
1933-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Statesmen  Search this
HISTORY--Military--World War II  Search this
Diplomatic history  Search this
Diplomatic relations  Search this
Friendship  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
D753 .R64 2013 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150356

Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life / Robert Dallek

Author:
Dallek, Robert  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
x, 692 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
1933-1945
1919-1933
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089925

FDR and the Soviet Union : the President's battles over foreign policy / Mary E. Glantz

Author:
Glantz, Mary E  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 253 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Soviet Union
Date:
2005
C2005
1933-1945
1929-1933
1917-1936
1936-1953
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820817

The Kennedys amidst the gathering storm : a thousand days in London, 1938-1940 / Will Swift

Author:
Swift, Will 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Kennedy, Joseph P (Joseph Patrick) 1888-1969  Search this
Kennedy, Joseph P (Joseph Patrick) 1888-1969 Family  Search this
Kennedy family  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 374 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Date:
2008
C2008
1933-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history  Search this
Ambassadors  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_897368

Rise to globalism : American foreign policy since 1938 / Stephen E. Ambrose and Douglas G. Brinkley

Author:
Ambrose, Stephen E  Search this
Brinkley, Douglas  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 464 p. : maps ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
1933-1945
1945-1989
1989-
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_763929

International politics and civil rights policies in the United States, 1941-1960 / Azza Salama Layton

Author:
Layton, Azza Salama 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 217 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
20th century
1933-1945
1945-1989
1933-1953
1953-1961
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Racism--Political aspects--History  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_600675

The New Dealers' war : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the war within World War II / Thomas Fleming

Author:
Fleming, Thomas J  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945 Military leadership  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 628 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
C2001
1933-1945
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R77 F54 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_620347

Roosevelt and Churchill : men of secrets / David Stafford

Author:
Stafford, David  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945 Friends and associates  Search this
Churchill, Winston Sir 1874-1965 Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 359 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Date:
2000
1933-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Prime ministers  Search this
Relations  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R77 S73 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_620838

FDR and the creation of the U.N. / Townsend Hoopes and Douglas Brinkley

Author:
Hoopes, Townsend 1922-  Search this
Brinkley, Douglas  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
United Nations History  Search this
United Nations History  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 287 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
1933-1945
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R77 H66 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513315

Franklin D. Roosevelt's own story, told in his own words from his private and public papers as selected by Donald Day

Author:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Day, Donald 1899-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
461 p. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1951
1933-1945
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R77 A1o 1951
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525528

Sumner Welles : FDR's global strategist : a biography / by Benjamin Welles

Author:
Welles, Benjamin  Search this
Subject:
Welles, Sumner 1892-1961  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 437 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
1933-1945
Topic:
Diplomats  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W4418 W4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_528478

Isolationism and interventionism, 1932-1941. Edited by Paul Sothe Holbo

Author:
Holbo, Paul Sothe  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
C1967
1933-1945
Topic:
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E744 .H637X 1967
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_553940

Secret messages : codebreaking and American diplomacy, 1930-1945 / David Alvarez

Author:
Alvarez, David J  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
20th century
1933-1945
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography  Search this
Cryptography--History  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_598410

FDR's fireside chats / edited by Russell D. Buhite and David W. Levy

Author:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Buhite, Russell D  Search this
Levy, David W. 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945 Political and social views  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 326 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
1933-1945
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
E742.5.R65 1992X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_423025

FDR, into the storm, 1937-1940 : a history / Kenneth S. Davis

Author:
Davis, Kenneth S (Kenneth Sydney) 1912-1999  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Physical description:
691 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
C1993
1933-1945
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.R77 D2fd 1993
CT275.R77D2fd 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_440884

George Ball's grand design, 1961-1966 / by George Granberry Richardson

Author:
Richardson, George Granberry  Search this
Subject:
Ball, George W  Search this
United Nations Biography  Search this
United States Department of State Biography  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 458 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
1945-1989
1933-1945
Topic:
Statesmen  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Call number:
CT275.B1958 R5 1992a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_460212

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