Pursuing the
Rooseveltian
Century

"From the Vaults" is the RIAS library and archives blog, in which we highlight remarkable historical persons and dates with documents from our collections.

cover Ladies' Home Journal June 1917

World War I and The Ladies’ Home Journal

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Anne L. Foster (Indiana State University) will be based at the RIAS in Fall 2019.

The RIAS keeps expanding its digital collections.

Interested in an internship and do you want to acquire experience in an academic institute? The RIAS has an internship available in 2020 for the following periods: 1 April-30 June; 1 July-30 September; 1 October-31 December.

On 24 October 2019 Professor James J. Kimble of Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey) gave an entertaining public lecture about Norman Rockwell’s visual promotion of the Four Freedoms in the 1940s, entitled "Roosevelt, Rockwell, and the War of Ideals: The Struggle for the Four Freedoms in History and Memory."

On Tuesday 12 November 2019 the RIAS hosted a Masterclass with Roosevelt Visiting Professor Anne L. Foster. 

This summer the winner of the Theodore Roosevelt American History Awards 2019, Queeny van der Spek, spent a week in North Dakota, where she was hosted by the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation and the Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University. 

On 10-11 October 2019 the RIAS held the conference "Futures of Food" together with Food Delta Zeeland and the HZ University of Applied Sciences (Vlissingen).