The National Park Service and the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Historical Association have announced a new lecture series focusing on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights, beginning on Thursday, January 25th.
The speaker series will include lectures, panel discussions, film screenings, and performances presented by historians, park rangers, activists, artists, and entrepreneurs.
All programs will be held at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center, 4079 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY. The list of scheduled programs includes:
The Civilian Conservation Corps: A New Deal for Some, on Thursday, January 25, at 5:30 pm.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Civil Rights Thursday, on February 22, at 5:30 pm.
Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial on Thursday, March 29, at 5:30 pm.
Food Justice Wednesday, on April 11, at 5:30 pm.
African American Civil Rights Leaders and the Roosevelts, on Thursday, May 31, at 5:30 pm.
Photo of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.