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The Roosevelts and the House of Orange

By Paul Sparrow, Library Director The relationship between the Roosevelt family and the Dutch royal family, known as the House of Orange, is both charming and historically significant. New York and the Hudson River Valley were both originally settled by … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives

The RMS Titanic at 100 One hundred years ago, the British passenger liner RMS Titanic sank on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic.Considered a marvel of sumptuous luxury and Progressive Era industrial engineering, the ship charged confidently through icy waters … Continue reading

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From the Museum

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Wedding Anniversary MO 1968.25.33 – Usher’s Stickpin MO 1949.4.1.1-3 – Wedding Veil Lace MO 1948.80.3 – Artificial Orange Blossoms MO 1968.25.53 – Lace Handkerchief On March 17, 1905, after a year and a half long engagement, … Continue reading

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