March 14, 2023
Virtual: Inside FDR's Greater Domestic Achievement -- The Creation Of Social Security
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
FDR considered the creation of Social Security to be his greatest domestic achievement. Explore the creation and passage of the Social Security Insurance Act, one of the most important pieces of social legislation in American history. See job advertisements from the era; Social Security posters; photos of those responsible for the creation of Social Security (Townsend, Long & Coughlin); image of an original social security card; and letters from people at the time who had their lives saved/improved by Social Security. Led by Jeffrey Urbin, Education Specialist at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
NOTE: This program will NOT be recorded.
Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them. The email will be coming from Zoom.
This virtual event is hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library and a collaboration between the several Massachusetts libraries.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.
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