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 the meeting (passcode, if needed is FDR).

Offered in collaboration with the Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and the Roeliff Jansen Community Library. The third in a series of presentations from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library to be held in 2021.
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