Franklin Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Vanderbilt National Historic Sites : Fall 2012

 

Site: Three united sites in Hyde Park, New York, including homes, park, farmland, and forest

Students: Architecture, Industrial Design, Glass, Ceramics

Themes: 1929 Stock Market crash, the New Deal, human rights, social justice, race, class, & gender.

Books: Alan Brinkley, Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression; Brigid O'Farrell, She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker; Lynd Ward, Vertigo: A Novel in Woodcuts

Exhibition: "Witness Tree Project," Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill), May to October, 2012

 

Student Work