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Collection Reference Number GLC04600
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1930s 
Title Address of the President to the Young Democratic Club of Maryland
Date 13 April 1936
Author Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Discusses the challenges facing young men and women at the bottom of the Great Depression. Gives some solutions to improving unemployment problems such as finding ways to keep children in school longer and curtailing working hours. Urges the young adults to consider the future of the country. "There cannot be too many Americans thinking about the future of America. Our country richly endowed in body, mind and spirit still has need of many things. But I am certain that one of its chief needs today is the releasing and the enlistment of the spirit of youth." Press release of the speech, marked "Hold for Release," by M. H. McIntrye, Assistant Secretary to the President.
Subjects President  Presidential Speeches and Proclamations  Democratic Party  Politics  Government and Civics  Education  Labor  Reform Movement  Children and Family  Patriotism  Great Depression  
People Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano) (1882-1945)  
Place written Baltimore, Maryland
Theme The Presidency; Education; Children & Family; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945