The Four Freedoms

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Title

The Four Freedoms

Subject

Democracy and Freedom, Second World War

Description

A collection of images, and other files on FDR's articulation of the principles of "the Four Freedoms", and public response.

Creator

The Norumbega Foundation

Date

1940's

Contributor

Various

Rights

Various

Items in the The Four Freedoms Collection

UN Charter in English
A copy of the original United Nations Charter in English.

Freedom of Speech
An oil painting depicting the first to the Four Freedoms articulated by Franklin Roosevelt in his State of the Union address in 1941 and embodied in the Atlantic Charter.

Freedom of Worship
An oil painting depicting the second of the Four Freedoms articulated in Franklin Roosevelt's Sate of the Union address in January 1941

Freedom From Want
An oil painting illustrating the third of the Four Freedoms articulated by Franklin Roosevelt in his State of the Union Address on national security in January, 1941.

Freedom From Fear
An oil painting illustrating the fourth of the Four Freedoms articulated by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his State of the Union Address on January, 1941

Audio file of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt's 1941 State of the Union Address, on the subject of national security, in which he articulated the Four Freedoms. Click on the file of entire speech to play, and scroll ahead to 32:02, or play excerpted…

Eleanor Roosevelt and the UN Charter Human Rights
Photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt displaying the United Nations Charter for Human Rights in Spanish

The Four Freedoms Inscription
Carved inscription on the pedestal of the Four Freedoms monument in Washington, D.C.

United Nations--Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations
A poster sized facsimilie of the Preamble to the United Nations Charter

"We the people of the  United Nations"
Poster depicting "We the people" from the Preamble to the Charter for the new United Nations,inlcuding a drawing of multinational faces illustration key text from the opening words of the document.