FDR

FDR: Rural Electrification

Program Description: In 1933, 90% of America’s farmers lived without electricity. Join Jeffrey Urbin educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park, NY who will discuss how FDR sparked economic growth and improved living standards by bringing affordable electricity to rural Americans. Date/Time: Monday, May 3, 6pm Registration: Click here to access …

FDR: Rural Electrification Read More »

WPA poster that reads Work Pays America! Prosperity. Works Progress Administration. Pictures are a man with a rake and a man with a sledgehammer holding hands behind a wheat stalk.

FDR: WPA Federal Art Project

Program Description: Join Jeffrey Urbin educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park, NY who will discuss one of the lesser known aspects of the Works Progress Administration, the Federal Art Project. The Federal Art Project helped to ensure that the American creative spirit continued on in writing, visual arts, dance, and …

FDR: WPA Federal Art Project Read More »

FDR: The Four Freedoms

Program description: On January 6, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt shared with the country his vision for a world founded on “four essential freedoms.” This history talk, offered by Jeffrey Urbin of the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library, brings into clearer focus the vision he held for all the world. Date/Time: Monday, March 8, 6pm Registration: Click …

FDR: The Four Freedoms Read More »

A black and white photograph of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt sitting on wooden chairs in a field, smiling at the camera.

FDR In The Hudson Valley

Program description: The Roosevelt Estate in Hyde Park, NY was a place where FDR’s ideals, ambitions and character were shaped. This history talk, offered by Jeff Urbin of the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library, explores the magic the Hudson River Valley held for FDR. Date/Time: Monday, February 8, 6pm Registration: Click here to access the …

FDR In The Hudson Valley Read More »