IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II
Location: vanden Heuvel Gallery
Time: Regular hours and admission apply
On February 19, 2017 -- the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 -- the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum opened a new photographic exhibition entitled, IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II, with over 200 photographs including the work of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams. Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent -- including approximately 80,000 American citizens -- during World War II. The exhibit will be on display in the Library's William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery through December 31, 2017. MORE ...
Regular hours and admission apply.
July 1, 2017
Family Fun Festival
Location: FDR Library Great Lawn
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
On Saturday, July 1, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present the 2nd annual FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL on the Library’s Great Lawn. This event is presented in association with Dutchess County’s ThinkDIFFERENTLY initiative and will focus on inclusion for audiences with a diverse array of abilities and needs. Activities include circus acts, a hot air balloon, an iHeartMedia live radio broadcast, music, a raptor show, face painting, food trucks and the first FRANKLIN AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HUDSON VALLEY VISION AWARD presentation (Noon; Marcus Molinaro). The Family Fun Festival is a free, public event made possible by the support of the Roosevelt Library Trustees, community partners and sponsors. The Library will also offer free admission to the museum from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on July 1, 2017.
Free public event.
October 12, 2017
"Close-ups of Time Forgotten:
The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom"
with Patti Hirahara
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present, "Close-ups of Time Forgotten: The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom" with Patti Hirahara on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Attendees will be invited to view the Roosevelt Library's new special exhibit, "Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II" free of charge, following the program. The exhibition includes the photography from the George and Frank C. Hirahara Photograph Collection at Washington State University.
Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.