From the neighborhood trolley to handwritten notes by Fred, the Fred Rogers Archive contains more than 18,000 items essential to the work we do.
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Fred’s years growing up in the small town of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, surrounded by family and friends, helped to shape what was to become his life’s work.
Fred knew that children’s television had the potential to be more than entertainment—it could meet young viewers’ developmental needs.
This inspiring collection of quotes captures Fred’s ability to touch and inspire people from all walks of life through his words of wisdom and universal kindness.
Fred was known for his creativity, kindness, spirituality, and commitment to the well-being of children. By comforting, educating, and influencing generations, Fred redefined the concept of “neighbor.”