Prologue | Winter 2006
Winter 2006: Vol. 38, No. 4
|The Christmas Tree Ship
The Rouse Simmons, laden with trees for the Chicago holidays, mysteriously disappears in frigid Lake Michigan.
|A "New" FDR Emerges
The 32nd President still casts a long shadow over his successors, but a "new" Franklin D. Roosevelt has emerged, and prominent FDR historians take a fresh look at his life and times.
|NARA's Armies of Volunteers
They serve on the front lines, without pay, and help the National Archives provide first-rate customer service at all locations around the country.
Table of Contents
Prologue in Perspective: Roosevelt Mythistoricus
- A "New" FDR Emerges: Historians, Teachers, Authors Take a Fresh, Sometimes Critical, Look at Roosevelt
Cynthia M. Koch
- Remembering FDR'S Leadership: In Public and in Private, Roosevelt Led with Grace and Ease
- FDR's Place in History: Nation Survived Depression, World War II with Bold and Decisive Action
William vanden Heuvel
- FDR, Archivist: The Shaping of the National Archives
Spotlight on NARA: NARA's Armies of Volunteers
Lee Ann Potter and Rebecca Martin
Genealogy Notes: The Final Voyage of the Portland: Reconstructing the List of the Steamer's Crew through NARA Records
Walter V. Hickey
Authors on the Record: The Conjuring Act that Saved the Country: Author Explores FDR's First Hundred Days
Foundation for the National Archives
Pieces of History: Fala and the Barkers for Britain
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