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  • The Story of Roosevelt House

    The story of Roosevelt House, a double townhouse located at 47-49 East 65th Street, begins at the turn of the twentieth century. At Christmastime 1905, Sara Delano Roosevelt promised a new home to her son and daughter-in law Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, nine months after their marriage. In December 1908, Franklin and Eleanor moved into No. 49 with their two young children, Anna and James, and Sara took up residence…  



    The Eleanor Project

    The Eleanor Project brings together the memories of 39 Hunter College alumnae about Eleanor Roosevelt, Hunter College and Roosevelt House. The Project was supported by Hunter’s President Jennifer Raab, and was developed over the 2008-2009 academic year…  



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