Hunter College Schools
World War I and the Roosevelts: Franklin and Eleanor, Family and Friends," commemorates the 100th anniversary of U.S. entry into World War I. As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, FDR was on the front lines of policy and operations during the war. Eleanor Roosevelt became a Red Cross volunteer, inspiring others and acquiring important organizational skills. The war also drew in many other members of the Roosevelt family. The exhibit includes extraordinary wartime posters, photographs, and artifacts that tell their story, and depict the ways in which the war shaped the American future.
The exhibit is free, open to the public Mondays – Saturdays, 10am-4pm, and will be on view through Feb 24