The April 12, 1945, death of Franklin D. Roosevelt at Warm Springs, Georgia, brought an outpouring of grief from the nation. Thousands of people flocked to watch his funeral train pass through the countryside toward Washington, including these South Carolinians in Greenville.
Courtesy of the South Caroliniana Library.
- This indicator was constructed to facilitate inquiry into how economic conditions prompted an evolution of fiscal and monetary policy featuring significant turning points. This indicator also supports inquiry into the laissez-faire policies of the 1920s, the balance of free markets and government intervention of the 1930s, and the command economies during World War I and World War II.