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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Below is a list of motion pictures featuring FDR that are housed within the Audio/Visual collections at the FDR Library and that are in the public domain. Click here to download the printable version. 

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Title Description Library ID
Title Description Library ID
Franklin D. Roosevelt

10 min., silent, color, 16mm.
Campaign and inspection trip to Pittsburg, P, Oct. 11, 1940.
Also shows Eleanor Roosevelt at a luncheon in Pittsburg.
Donated by Michael Kane.

MP07-1
Franklin D. Roosevelt and son, James 1 min. (25 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm, from original 8mm film.
FDR and James Roosevelt at formal Ceremony during presidency.
Donated by Eleanor Roosevelt.

 

MP49-138:1
FDR at Warm Springs Mrs. Harry Edson home movie
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR on a fishing trip in 1937 off Port Aransas, TX.
Donated by Mrs. Edson. Negative made for NLR by NARS
From film loaned by Mrs. Edson.
MP52-3:1-5
FDR at Port Aransas, TX Mrs. Harry Edson home movie
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR on a fishing trip in 1937 off Port Aransas, TX.
Donated by Mrs. Edson. Negative made for NLR by NARS
From film loaned by Mrs. Edson
MP62-2
FDR in Dutchess County, NY Frank Mylod home movie
10 mins. (240 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR's activities in and around Hyde Park and Poughkeepsie, NY, including dedications of public buildings, the Poughkeepsie bridge, speeches, etc., and a reception for the Dutchess County Historical Society.
Donated by Frank Mylod. Original retained by Mr. Mylod
MP68-4
Presidential Cruise Aboard the USS Tuscaloosa US Navy, public domain
34 mins. (800 ft), silent, color and sepiatone, 16mm
FDR's August 1939 cruise on the USS Tuscaloosa .
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:2
Dedication Ceremonies for the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge Produced by Hannibal, MO Chamber of Commerce
21 mins. (500 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
Includes scene of FDR at bridge dedication ceremonies, September 4, 1936.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:7
FDR in Colombia ource unknown, public domain
11 mins (250 ft), silent, b & w, titles, 16mm
FDR at Cartegnea, Colombia, July 10, 1934 greeted by Capt.
J.W. Flanagan and meeting with President Herrera.
From President Roosevelt's collection. MP71-8:31
MP71-8:13
1941 Inauguration of FDR National Youth Administration, c. 1941 , public domain
24 mins. (570 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
Scenes of FDR's third inaugural, January 21, 1941, including NYA participants, motorcade to Capitol, oath of office, inaugural address, and parade.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
Youth Visits Our Nations Capitol National Youth Administration, Division of Information
34 mins. (825 ft, 2 reels), silent, color, titles, 16mm
Three youngsters sightseeing in Washington on reel one and visiting local NYA projects and area pageants on reel two.
Shots of Friendship House, Alexandrea Academy, Cherry Blossom Festival, Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, VA and Easter Egg Roll at the White House. Individuals filmed include Aubrey Williams, Alben Barkley, Gov. Price of VA, Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:32,33
The President's Historic Trip to North Africa US Army Signal Corps c.1943, public domain
38 mins. (900 ft, silent, color, 16mm
Scenes of FDR's visit to Casablanca, January, 1943, reviewing the troops, meeting with Winston Churchill, and Gen. Henri Giraud.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:45
Southern Cruise, February 1940 Produced and edited by the US Navy Recruiting Bureau photographed by H.D. Alexander, USN
48 mins. (1100 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
FDR's cruise on board the USS Tuscaloosa February 15 - March 1, 1940. Visits to Pensacola, FL; Canal Zone, Panama; Cocos Islands, and Perlas Islands.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8: 51
Caribbean Cruise, December 1940 Produced by US Navy Recruiting Bureau, public domain
48 mins. (1100 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
FDR's inspection cruise through the West Indies on board the USS Tuscaloosa , December 3-14, 1940.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:52
FDR's Cruise on the Amberjack II , June 1933 Source unknown
9 mins. (325 ft), silent, b & w, titles,16mm
FDR's vacation trip on the sea and at Campobello. Includes shots of Norman Davis, Raymond Moley, James Roosevelt, John Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., Paul Rust and Eleanor Roosevelt.
From President Roosevelt's collection
MP71-8:55
Presidential Cruise to South America on the
USS Indianapolis , Nov 17 - Dec 15, 1936
US Navy, 1937, public domain
38 mins. (900 ft), silent, color, 16mm
From President Roosevelt's collection
MP71-8:56
FDR Dedicating the Interior Dept. Building , 1942 Source unknown
5 mins. (125 ft), silent, color, 16mm
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:59
Cairo and Teheran Conferences, Nov - DEC, 1943 Photographed by Lt. William Rigdon, USN, 1943
14 mins. (340 ft), silent, b & w, titles, 16mm
FDR meeting with Winston Churchill, Chiang Kai Shek, Madame Chiang and Joseph Stalin.
From President Roosevelt's collection
MP71-8:62
FDR's Tour of Inspection to the Pacific July - Aug, 1944 Probably Army and/or Navy film
22 mins. (760 ft, 2 reels), silent, color, titles, 16mm
Concentrates on scenery. Best shots of FDR are with Adm.
Chester Nimitz and Gen. Douglas MacArthur in Hawaii.
Distant shots of FDR fishing in Alaska. Closeup from the rear of FDR and daughter Anna, at Bremerton Navy Yard. Also shot of Fala.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:63-64
FDR's Trip to the Crimea and the Middle East Photographed by Lt. William Rigdon, USN
44 mins. (1050 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm approximately 50 ft of b & w film at end FDR's trip on board USS Quincy to Malta; Saki and Yalta, USSR; Great Bitter Lake and Alexandria, Egypt; Algiers, etc., Jan-Feb, 1945. Shots of following persons: Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Gen. George Marshall, Adm. Leahy, Harry Hopkins, Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, Stephen Early, Averill Harriman, King Farouk, Emperor Haile Selassie, King Ibn Saud and his entourage, including shots on board USS Murphy .
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:65-67
FDR's Visit to "Hobcaw" Mr. Bernard Baruch's Barony Near Georgetown , SC , Apr - May, 1944 Probably Army or Navy film
16 mins. (384 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
shots of countryside, lands, and
oceanside surrounding and constituting "Hobcaw" barony.
Only a small amount of footage near end of film of FDR fishing with Baruch on a boat. FDR has back to camera. Also shots of Secret Service member, Naval personnel, including Adm. Leahy and Fala.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:68
Commander in Chief Observes Amphibious Operations Probably Navy film, 1944
9 mins. (200 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
FDR observes from car a practice amphibious landing exercise conducted by Fifth Marine Division and the Navy at Amphibious Training Base at Oceanside, CA approximately 40 miles north of San Diego on July 20, 1944. Also seen are Col. James Roosevelt, Adm. Leahy, Maj. Gen. Price, Rear Adm. Davis, Col. Wharton, Maj. Gen. Rockey, Brig. Gen. Pickett and Fala.
FromPresident Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:69
Royalty Visits White House National Youth Administration
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, color, titles, 16mm
Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain to Washington, DC, June, 1939.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:70(1)
he Visit of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, June 1939 National Youth Administration
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, color
Arrival at Union Station; procession up Pennsylvania Avenue; garden party at British Embassy; reception at British Embassy for British residents; and at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:70(2)
The Visit of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, June 1939 National Youth Administration
34 mins. (800 ft, 3 reels), silent, color, titles, 16mm
1. On the way to the British Embassy; Sir Ronald Lindsay; ladies of the press; returning to the White House; Mt. Vernon
and Washington's tomb.
2. Royal party arrives in New York and attends the World's Fair .
3. White House is well guarded; on way to British Embassy; repeats rest of reel 1.
From President Roosevelt's collection.
MP71-8:71(1-3)
FDR in Illinois and Georgia S.I. Rosenman home movie
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR's flight to Democratic National Convention, Chicago, IL, July 1932. FDR in Warm Springs, GA, 1932. Trips aboard yacht Sequoia , 1933 and 1934.
Donated by Samuel I. Rosenman.
MP71-19:2
FDR in Georgia and New York S.I. Rosenman home movie
17 mins. (400 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR at Warm Springs, GA, 1928 and on Erie Canal barge trip in 1930.
Donated by S.I. Rosenman.
MP71-19:3
FDR in Poughkeepsie , NY Harold Rosenthal home movie
6 mins. (150 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm
FDR at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY in 1933, and at the dedication of the Poughkeepsie Post Office, October 13, 1937.
Donated by Harold Rosenthal.
MP73-19
Franklin D. Roosevelt - Inaugural, 1945 John Boettiger home movie
16 mins. (142 ft), silent, color/b&w, 16mm
FDR delivering 4th inaugural address, Jan. 20, 1945; shots of crowd, Harry Hopkins, Henry Wallace, James Roosevelt.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:3
FDR and Roosevelt Family, 1944-1945 John Boettiger home movie
13 mins. (310 ft), silent, color/b & w, 16mm
FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt at Hyde Park, NY with Winston Churchill and Clementine Churchill; Edward, Duke of Windsor and Adm. W illiam Leahy. Anna Roosevelt, John Boettiger, John R. Boettiger, Curtis Roosevelt, Eleanor Seagraves on board boat, at Mercer Island, Hyde Park and White House.
Short scene of Fala playing on White House lawn.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:7
FDR and Roosevelt Family ohn Boettiger home movie
14 mins. (335 ft), silent, color, 16mm
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. and members of Roosevelt family on board boat Zimmie . FDR's third inaugural, Jan. 20, 1941. FDR walks to platform, takes oath of office, delivers inaugural address, parade.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:9
FDR and Roosevelt Family John Boettiger home movie
15 mins. (343 ft), silent, color, 16mm
FDR at Yellowstone Park, Bonneville Dam, OR, Sept. 1937, and reviewing fleet, San Francisco, CA, July 1938. Also shots of FDR, Jr., Anna and John Boettiger, Curtis Roosevelt, Eleanor Seagraves, Ethel Roosevelt, Joseph P. Kennedy.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:11
Boettiger Family at Mercer Island , Wa ; Hyde Park , NY and Sun Valley John Boettiger home movie
15 mins. (353 ft), silent, color, 16mm
Seaside and boat scenes with John Boettiger, John R. Boettiger, Curtis Roosevelt, Eleanor Seagraves, Anna Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Malvina Thompson, Hyde Park: FDR driving with Anna and Princess Martha of Norway. Also Henry and E linor Morgenthau. Sun Valley: Anna and John Boettiger hunting. Also Gary Cooper.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:13
John R. Boettiger; 1st and 2nd Birthdays, Seattle and Washington, DC John Boettiger home movie, 1939-1941
17 mins. (394 ft), silent, color, 16mm
Scenes focus on John R. Boettiger with Anna Roosevelt, Eleanor Seagraves, John Boettiger, Curtis Roosevelt, Sara D. Roosevelt, Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Donated by John Boettiger, Eleanor Seagraves and Curtis Roosevelt.
MP78-1:15
FDR in Rhinebeck , NY Odell Johnston home movie
2 mins. (116 ft), silent, color, 16mm (half of film is blank)
From original 8mm film FDR at dedication of Rhinebeck, NY, post office, May 1, 1939. Shows FDR walking. Also shows James Farley, Postmaster General.
Donated by Mrs. Odell Johnston.
MP78-3
State of the Union Address, January 6, 1942 W.H. Utterback, NLR
40 mins. (1400 ft), sound, b & w, 16mm
Reconstruction from Universal film footage in NARS of FDR's address on that occasion.
MP79-20
FDR in Idaho Raymond A. Wilson home movie
7 mins. (176 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm from original 8mm
Scenes from FDR's trip to Boise, ID, fall 1937. FDR walking.
Donated by Leila Andrews Wilson Hoover
MP79-21
FDR - Inaugural, 1933 Universal out-take 661 x 2
7 mins. (256ft), sound, b & w, 16mm
Excerpts from President Roosevelt's first inaugural address, March 4, 1933. Includes "fear" statement. Received from NARS.
MP80-1
FDR - Inaugural, 1933 Norman Sweetser home movie
2 mins. 30 sec. (60 ft), silent, b & w, 16mm from original 8mm
Home movie footage of FDR's first inauguration, March 4, 1933.
(Entire film lasts five minutes; contains footage unrelated to FDR.)
Donated by Mrs. Chales E. Johnson
MP81-2
FDR Address at Chautauqua , NY - Aug. 14, 1936 W.H. Utterback, Jr.
29 mins. (1050 ft), sound, b & w, 16mm
Reconstruction made from Universal film footage at NARS.
MP81-15
FDR at Hyde Park , NY - Nov. 5, 1940 Alton Ketchum home movie
80 sec. (32 ft), silent, color, 16mm
Roosevelt in his blue Ford Phaeton in front of Hyde Park town hall just prior to voting. Eleanor Roosevelt and Sara D.
Roosevelt are also present.
Copyright donated to the government.
MP82-19
Visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Mt. Vernon , VA and Hyde Park , NY - June 1939 Sargent home movie
10 mins. (235 ft), silent, color, 16mm
FDR and others with King and Queen of England at Washington's tomb and home and at Top Cottage in Hyde Park, NY. FDR taking a few steps at George Washington's tomb.
Donated by Ann Sargent.
MP83-5
FDR at Army Day Parade, Washington , D.C. - April 1934 1 min., silent, color MP04-2
Roosevelt and Garner at DNC, Chicago , IL - 1932
Disarm Gunman Speeches
9 mins. (361 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
Democratic National Convention, 1932; speeches nominating FDR and J.N. Garner. Excerpts from FDR's speech to convention. ( Universal Newspaper Newsreel Vol. IV Bi, 55, copyright 1932 by Universal Film Exchange, Ind., Carl Laemmle, President). The Chicago Daily News, Universal Newsreel.
Disarm Gunman: L.H. Howe of National Crime Commission and Senator Copeland of NY speak on gun control bill.
FDR201-15
Presidential Conference in Hawaii - July 1944 12 mins. (1158 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm last half of film is silent Sound: FDR greetings to a naval unit July 29, 1944 at Pearl Harbor; Aiea Hospital - FDR remarks during in spection of hospital staff. Silent: Hickam Field; plane arrives with wounded, offloading, FDR's car comes to plane, he watches offloading wounded into ambulances, departs; Press conference - Leahy, Nimitz and FDR are seen. FDR2757-28-4
FDR Fishing, Gulf Port 7 mins. (16mm - 265 ft; 35mm - 663 ft), silent, b & w
FDR lands 60 pound Tarpon in Gulf Port.
FDR201-162
FDR Dedicates Library 2 mins. (62 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
FDR speaks dedication Library. Interior shots.
FDR201-950-1
Quebec Conference 10 mins. (981 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
This reel deals with the conference proper. FDR, s o f , from Ottawa 8/27/43 (297-317) (342-358)
2 excerpts, with this exception sound is as above.
FDR2594-19-2
Cairo and Teheran Produced by US Signal Corps
8 mins. (819 ft), composite, b & w, 35 mm
Sound track is read by FDR - he speaks on the strategic concepts of the Pacific war; the choice of Eisenhower to lead the European invasion; postwar treatment of Germany; relations with USSR and Stalin. Final caption: "This Film is Restricted."
FDR2594-22-1
Hawaii US Signal Corps
6 mins. (223 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR in Pearl Harbor, HI, July 1944 meets with Adm. Nimitz, Adm. Leahy, and Gen. MacArthur. FDR driven around Hawaii; views military maneuver, Japanese village and machine gun practice.
DR2594-72
Presidential Conference in Hawaii 10 mins. (965 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
100 ft of sound in middle of reel FDR informal remarks July 27, 1944 to the 7th Division, s o f, (260-290), rest of reel is silent - with occasional buzz track. FDR with Nimitz and MacArthur on deck (good picture of MacArthur). FDR in same seat with civilian and Army officer. Motorcade drives to Fort Shafter. Schofield Barracks - 7th Infantry Division; FDR reviews unit; speaks to men of the Division (good sound). March past of the 7th Division.
FDR2757-28-1
Presidential Conference in Hawaii 110 mins. (1007 ft),composite, b & w, 35mm, most of film silent March past of the 7th Division at Schofield Barracks, HI (continued from reel 1), FDR watches from car. FDR in car with Nimitz and MacArthur. Inspecting the SeaBees, FDR is seen speaking into hand-held mike in car (silent). Conference room scenes - July 28, 1944 - King, Nimitz, MacArthur and FDR. President tours the famed Unit Jungle Training Center with Gen. Richardson - motorcade; watches training exercise. FDR2757-28-2
Presidential Conference in Hawaii 9 mins. (824 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
Jungle Warfare Training School (continued from reel 2), FDR observes from car, talks with officers and men.
FDR2757-28-3
Global Conference - Cairo Prepared by Pictorial Branch, War Department, Bureau of Public
Relations
8 mins. (742 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR3105-12-1
Global Conference - Cairo 6 mins. (593 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
Joint Staffs Conference
FDR3105-12-2
Global Conference - Teheran 9 mins. (890 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
Stalingrad Sword Presentation
FDR3105-112-3
Global Conference - Teheran 9mins. (851 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm, 133 ft composite FDR3105-12-4
Global Conferences - Teheran - Cairo 11 mins. (1030 ft), 1st 400ft composite, rest is silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR at Camp Amirabad in Iran, Dec. 2, 1943. FDR's impromptu remarks to the soldiers. Stands with Maj. Gen. Connolly. Then reviews troops ( 1-142). FDR at Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 5, 1943 with President Inonu of Turkey, C hurchill, Hopkens, Eden, etc. (142-156). FDR at Malta, Dec. 8, 1943. Shots of British troops. No sound on film (156-227). FDR on Sicily, Dec. 8, 1943. Landding of plane; Gens. H.H. Arnold, George Patton, Mark Clark. FDR in jeep talks to Gens. Arnold and Eisenhower. Reviews troops. Pins Distin guished Service Cross on Col.
R.H. Tucker, Lt. Col. Kellogg, 1st Lt. Birteau , 1st Lt. Gould and Lt. Gen. Clark (all 5th Army), (227-410), Lt. Col. C Rawford.
FDR3105-12-5
Global Conferences - Sicily 8 min s. (791 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR reviews troops with Gen. Eisenhower, late r with Gens. Patton and Clark. FDR eats lunch in car with Gen. Eisenhower. Gen. Eisenhower talks with Harry Hopkins. FDR seated with sons FDR, Jr . and Elliott. FDR seated with Harry Hopkins and Gen. Eisenhower with FDR, Jr. and Elliott standing behind.
FDR3105-12-6
Fighting President (Part II) 7mins. (256 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is Narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath. FDR taking oath of office (medium clo se-up complete s of) Film shows events leading to FDR's election in 1932
1917: Pictures of sinking merchant ships Wilson signing declaration of war
Troop ships leaving for France
Girls at work in munitions factory
Battlefield scenes of World War I
Armistice Day celebra tion in New York City
1919: Wilson in France with John J. Pershing
FDR in France to direct details of return of AEF in his capacity as Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
FDR201-30-1
Fighting President (Part I) 10 mins. (368 ft), co mposite, b & w, 35mm
Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is
Narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath.
Continuation of film showing events leading to FDR's election.
Post war era: men in employment lines, bread lines prohibition agents destroying barrels of beer
Communists demonstrating at New York City Hall
Early views of Roosevelt family; Sara D. Roosevelt as a young woman; childhood pictures of FDR.
1900: Harvard when FDR attended, graduation picture
1905: Columbi a Law School
1912: Picture of Wilson campaigning; FDR lends support
1913: Taft and Wilson on White House steps
1914: German troops in Belgium; preparedness parades in US
FDR201-30-2
Fighting President (Part III) 10 mins. (399 ft), composite, b & w, 35 mm
Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is
Narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath.
Continuation of film showing events leading to FDR's election.
1920: FDR nominated for vice president with Cox; campaigning: San Francisco; shots of FDR and children at Hyde Park. Arrival at Hyde Park at close of campaign.
1924: FDR with Al Smith - NYC convention
1928: Smith/FDR - Smith persuades FDR to run for Governor
1930: FDR swimming - Albany. Arrival of Mayor Jimmy Walker to testify against charges by Judge Seabury - NYC
FDR201-30-4
Fighting President (Part III) (cont'd) 1932: Bonus Army rioting - Washington, DC. Chicago - DNC; excerpts from nomination speech of Alben Barkley
(s o f) ; William Gibbs McAdoo speaks for FDR (s o f); FDR flies to Chicago to accept nomination; speaks at convention, calls for new deal (s o f) (spotty excerpts. Post-convention pictures: sailing with sons along New England coast, swimming with family.
FDR201-30-4
Fighting President (Part IV) 9 mins. (354 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is
Narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath.
Continuation of film showing events leading t o FDR's election.
1932: Campaigning for Presidency: Seattle - whistle stop; Chicago - shown at banquet with Mayor Cermak, throwing out ball at base ball game; Atlanta - addressing crowd (s o f 30sec.), view of FDR on porch at Warm Springs, GA. Election Day: Mr. and Mrs. Al Smith entering polls. (Smith speaks in NJ - 10secs s o f); election celebration - New York City.
1933: March 4 - excerpts from Inaugural addre ss (does not include "fear" statement (s o f 1:25).
FDR201-30-5
Fighting President (Part V) 10 mins. (368 ft), composite, b & w, 35mm
Audio track - except for 1st shot (oath of office) sound is
narration by Edwin C. Hill with music underneath.
Continuation of film showing events leading to FDR's election.
1933: FDR going to church with family first Sunday after election; FDR signing Banking Act with Secretary of Treasury Woodin; first "Fireside Chat" March 12, calls for confidence, views of Americans listening to speech in their homes; vote to legalize beer (mentioned) shot of Congress, March 16; reforestation program - activities in lumber mill, March 21; FDR signing bill to legalize beer - work in breweries shown, March 22.
FDR2 01-30-6
Presidents' Tour 1942 Unknown
10 mi ns. (197 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR in Detroit 9/18/42 - Chrysler plant Willow Run Milwaukee - Allis Chalmers?; Farragut Naval Training Center, Idaho Bremerton and Seattle, WA; Fort Lewis; Portland - launching of SS JOSEPH N. TEAL with Henry Kaiser
FDR1917-4-1
Presidents' Tour 1942 Unknown
10 mins. (197 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
FDR at Mare Island, Oakland, CA; Long Beach; San Diego; Camp Pendleton; naval hospital; naval training center with Gov. Culbert olson, Douglas Aircraft with John N. Garner at Uvalde, TX; Fort Worth
FDR1917-4-2
Presidents' Tour 1942 (44?) Unknown
5 mins. (197 ft), silent, b & w, 35mm
Elliott's kids at their Texas ranch (?) "Dutch Branch Ranch" ER and FDR with them; FDR in Buick open car; FDR in car at track side, touring defense plants, inspecting Army unit in an Army billeting area
No captions, no sound
New Orleans with Andrew Higgins; Camp Shelby, MS; Columbia, SC - Fort Jackson
FDR1917-4-3