Declaration of War Against Japan

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Oral History

Declarations of War in 1941

View a documentary featuring former House Reading Clerk Irving Swanson remembering the U.S. declarations of war in 1941, accompanied by historical audio and video footage.

Irving Swanson, Reading Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Interview recorded July 13, 2005 Deed of Gift

The House Floor on December 8, 1941

Recollections of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s "Day of Infamy" speech.

Myles Garrigan, Page, U.S. House of Representatives
Interview recorded May 25, 2012 Deed of Gift