Il 4 dicembre 2013 è stata inaugurata FRANKLIN, la Biblioteca digitale della Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library: 350.000 pagine d’archivio e 2.000 fotografie storiche digitalizzate, oltre a utili strumenti di descrizione archivistica dei fondi non ancora digitalizzati.
FRANKLIN is a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Roosevelt Library.
Digital copies of significant documents and photographs from the archives of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum. FRANKLIN launches with 350,000 pages of archival documents and 2,000 historical photographs, along with many detailed descriptions of archival collections not yet digitized. Users can search the digital collections by keyword or go directly browse the full lists of digitized archival folders in a virtual research room environment.
Documents include Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s New Deal and wartime correspondence with world leaders, government administrators, and regular Americans. Photographs include public domain images of the Roosevelts throughout their respective lifetimes, as well as subject areas like the Great Depression, New Deal, and World War II.