It is four miles north of Poughkeepsie in New York and midway between Albany and New York City. The architectural design of the library represents the Dutch colonial architecture designs that symbolize the quality of endurance in difficult situations (Leland, 1955). The building is an open square made of fieldstone, one story height, and high-pitched roof. It has interactive exhibits, map room, audiovisual theatres, two Fire Chat Environments, and storerooms (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum).
The most interesting is the interactive tables. The feature animation and videos for World War II meetings and spotlights on some countries, as well as key battles. Secondly, the library is rich with memorabilia collection from that includes ship models, his 1936 Ford Phaeton, paintings, gifts, Val-Kill furniture, and his family items that take memories back to his lifetime. Thirdly, it is interesting to hear readings of the original letters written by the President Memos and opinions he made during his time (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum).
The paintings provide a reflection of battles, marine scenes, and famous vessels of his administration. 125 ship models at the naval exhibition is an awesome sight. Main exhibition room has personal artefacts including original speech addresses, tributes, and gifts he received, photographs, coins, rare drawings, stamps album, and models such as the Boulder dam model.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was an effective leader in office and a powerful leader in the history of America presidents. He was self-confident, could interact with all people easily and determined public servant who provided America with a clear vision and used his political skills to get all people focused towards achieving the vision (Franklin, 2013).
His life was spent in public service. He began his public service career as a New York state Senator.