This Week in Roosevelt History: June 15-21

June 16, 1929: FDR is the Grand Marshall of his 25th Harvard Reunion.

FDR at his 25th Class Anniversary at Harvard.
June 16-20, 1929
FDR Library Photo Collection. NPx. 48-22:3701(11).


Did you know:

  • On June 16, 1933 FDR departed Washington D.C. for a vacation in Campobello, New Brunswick, Canada. This marked the end of the “First Hundred Days.”
  • On June 15, 1934 FDR signed the national guard act establishing the national guard as part of the arm in wartime or in a national emergency declared by Congress.