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Christmas with the Roosevelts – Virtual Zoom

Monday November 28, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Archival photo of the Roosevelt family at Christmas

This is a virtual event via Zoom. Registration is required.

For the Roosevelts, Christmas time was truly the most wonderful time of the year.

This session presents the customs and traditions followed by the Roosevelt family as they celebrated Christmas, one of their favorite holidays of the year. Interactive discussion topics include: How did the Roosevelts celebrate Christmas during the dark times of the Great Depression and World War II? How did the Great Depression and World War II impact the ways that Americans celebrated the Christmas holiday? Why did the Roosevelts often celebrate Christmas at the White House rather than at Hyde Park?

Jeff Urbin from the FDR Presidential Library and Museum

This event is brought to you by Warner Library, Putnam Valley Library, Kingston Library, West Hurley Library & Heermance Memorial Library


Monday November 28, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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