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Statement from Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab

Posted on December 5th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

It has been a privilege beyond measure to lead this exceptional institution for the past 22 years, in effect, through the entire 21st century. But the time has come to…  

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York

Posted on November 18th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House opens New Exhibition: Healing Walls: Health and Art in New Deal New York Celebrates Federal Art Project hospital murals funded by the New Deal; Marks new book about…  

Remembering James Polshek (1930–2022)

Posted on September 15th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Roosevelt House mourns the loss of James Polshek, the brilliant architect who led the restoration of Hunter College’s Roosevelt House from 2005 to 2010. His reverence for this historical treasure and…  

Celebrating Frances Perkins

Posted on April 7th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

New York has honored Frances Perkins, the first woman to serve in the U.S. cabinet, by naming 46th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues in recognition of her efforts at…  

The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House Honors Transgender Day of Visibility

Posted on March 31st, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

(March 31, 2022) The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House today honors the International Day of Transgender Visibility. March 31 is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and lives of transgender,…  

Happy Anniversary Eleanor and Franklin 

Posted on March 17th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Today marks the 117th wedding anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Please visit our online mini-exhibit “Much More Than a Holiday: The Roosevelts and a St. Patrick’s Day Wedding, March…  

Happy Birthday President Roosevelt

Posted on January 30th, 2022 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

Today marks the 140th birthday of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt born in 1882. Please visit our online mini-exhibit “Combating an Epidemic: President Roosevelt’s Birthday Celebrations on January 30” created in honor…  

Ambassador William vanden Heuvel

“Hope And History:” Remembering Ambassador William vanden Heuvel (1930-2021)

Posted on June 16th, 2021 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

The Board and staff of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Ambassador William vanden Heuvel, one of its…  

Dust storm, Cimarron County, Oklahoma. 1936

Now Online — “A Lens on FDR’s New Deal:” Photographs by Arthur Rothstein, 1935-1945

Posted on April 13th, 2020 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Dear Friend of Roosevelt House: When the COVID-19 pandemic struck New York, we were in the midst of a wonderful exhibition of photographs from President Roosevelt’s New Deal taken by…  

A Lens on FDR’s New Deal: Photographs by Arthur Rothstein, 1935-1945

Posted on October 21st, 2019 · Posted in Exhibitions, Featured News Story, Roosevelt House General News

10am-4pm Monday-Saturday. Free of charge. This exhibition has been extended through April 2020. (New York, October 11, 2019) — Roosevelt House has a new exhibition A Lens on FDR’s New Deal featuring…