Events Calendar

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Reich Book

Presidential Autographs

Saturday, February 13, 2016

President's Day Weekend Events:
Author Talk and Signing:
Sue Reich author of
Quilts Presidential and Patriotic
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to present an author talk and book signing with Sue Reich author of Quilts Presidential and Patriotic. The program will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Following the presentation, Reich will be available to sign copies of her book.

Documents on Display: Presidential Autographs
Location: FDR Library Research Room 
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Following the book talk the Library will display original documents from the Roosevelt Library archives bearing the signatures of many of our nation's Presidents including: Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Harry Truman and John F. Kennedy. More than 30 signatures will be on display -- most of which were collected by Franklin Roosevelt himself. The autographs will be on display in the FDR Library Research Room. The Library and Museum will be free to visitors from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for this event.

Free public events. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

Bell-Scott Book

Author Talk and Signing:
Patricia Bell-Scott
The Firebrand and the First Lady: 
Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray,
Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice

Thursday, March 3, 2016
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host an author talk and signing on Thursday, March 3, 2016 with Patricia Bell-Scott -- author of The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

DuLong Book

Thing Book

Quinn Book

Rinaldi Book

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Public Program:
Hudson Valley History
Reading Festival

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will present the fourth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of books on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings. Copies of all of the authors’ books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.

10:00 a.m.
Jessica DuLong
My River Chronicles:
Rediscovering the Work that Built America;
A Personal and Historical Journey

11:00 a.m.
Lowell Thing
The Street That Built a City:
McEntee's Chestnut Street,
Kingston, and the Rise of New York

Noon
LUNCH BREAK

1:00 p.m.
Edythe Ann Quinn
Freedom Journey: 
Black Civil War Soldiers
and The Hills Community,
Westchester County, New York

2:00 p.m.
Thomas Rinaldi
Hudson Valley Ruins:
Forgotten Landmarks
of an American Landscape

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

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