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FOR FURTHER READING

Learn more about President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Postmaster General James A. Farley, and postage stamps of the Great Depression from these books and websites.

  • Alexander, Thomas J. Farley’s Follies. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2009.
  • Alter, Jonathan. The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
  • Baur, Brian C. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Stamps of the United States 1933-45. Sidney, OH: Linn’s Stamp News, 1993.
  • Baur, Brian C. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Stamp-Collecting President. Sidney, OH: Linn’s Stamp News, 1999.
  • Cohen, Adam. Nothing to Fear: FDR’s Inner Circle and the Hundred Days that Created Modern America. New York: Penguin, 2009.
  • Delivering Hope: FDR & Stamps of the Great Depression. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2009.
  • Farley, James A. Behind the Ballots: The Personal History of a Politician. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1938.
  • Farley, James A. “Foreword,” The Post Office Department. Gerald Cullinan. New York: Praeger, 1969.
  • FDR: The Stamp Collecting President, permanent exhibit at Roosevelt's Little White House.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Hyde Park, NY: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, 2009.
  • Ganz, Cheryl R. and Daniel A. Piazza with M.T. Sheahan. Delivering Hope: FDR & Stamps of the Great Depression. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2009.
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Touchstone, 1995.
  • Harmer, H.R., Inc. The Postage Stamp Collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Parts One to Four. 1946.
  • Johl, Max G. The United States Commemorative Stamps of the Twentieth Century, Volume II, 1935-1947. New York: H.L. Lindquist, 1947.
  • Leuchtenburg, William E. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal: 1932-1940. New York: Harper Row, 1963.
  • Morris, Melvin, Donald D. Saddler, and David A. Kent. The Roosevelts on Worldwide Stamps, ATA Handbook #144. Arlington TX: American Topical Association, 2003.
  • Musso, Anthony. FDR and the Post Office: A Young Boy’s Fascination, a World Leader’s Passion. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006.
  • Pitts, Joseph R. Mail to the Chief. Washington DC: Smithsonian National Postal Museum, 2009.
  • Shawen, Lena. A President’s Hobby: The Story of F.D.R.’s Stamps. New York: H.L. Lindquist, 1949.
  • Sloat, Ralph L. Farley’s Follies. Federalsburg, MD: Bureau Issues Association, 1979.
  • Smith, Jean Edward. FDR. New York: Random House, 2008.
  • Thomas, Bernice. The Stamp of FDR: Post Offices in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Fleischmanns, NY: Purple Mountain Press, 2002.
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