"Faith in America, faith in our tradition of personal responsibility, faith in our institutions, faith in ourselves demand that we recognize the new terms of the old social contract"
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Campaign Address on Progressive Government at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California, September 23, 1932, Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project, https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/289312
(background image) Arthur Elder, Historical Map of Westport (Green's Farms, CT, 1635-1935) (1937), oil on masonite. On view at Westport Town Hall
"This great Nation will endure as it has endured, will revive and will prosper"
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933 Inaugural Address, Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project, https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/208712
(background image) Howard Heath, Allen's Clam House (1938), watercolor on paper. On view at Coleytown Elementary School
"Civilization cannot go back; civilization must not stand still. We have undertaken new methods. It is our task to perfect, to improve, to alter when necessary, but in all cases to go forward"
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress, January 3, 1934, Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/208328
Robert L. Lambdin, The Spirit of Adventure (1937), oil on canvas; right panel of a three-panel mural. On view at Westport Town Hall