Roosevelt started his efforts to preserve Yellowstone National Park as early as 1894 when he as president of the Boone and Crockett Club (a hunters' organization comprised of eminent scientists, lawyers and politicians) worked the Secretary of the Interior to enlarge the park and improve its governance. The resulting legislation provided new levels of protection from commercial development and "ecological destruction". Conservation of natural wonders and natural resources became TR's legacy…

Roosevelt started his efforts to preserve Yellowstone National Park as early as 1894 when he as president of the Boone and Crockett Club (a hunters' organization comprised of eminent scientists, lawyers and politicians) worked the Secretary of the Interior to enlarge the park and improve its governance. The resulting legislation provided new levels of protection from commercial development and "ecological destruction". Conservation of natural wonders and natural resources became TR's legacy…

“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture in New York City and the following year graduat...“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art…

“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture in New York City and the following year graduat...“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art…

President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference, in a rare color photograph (1943)

President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference, in a rare color photograph (1943)

This Black Woman's Commissioned Sculpture of President Roosevelt Is On Every American Dime

This Black Woman's Commissioned Sculpture of President Roosevelt Is On Every American Dime

“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture in New York City and the following year graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia …

“Selma Burke’s commissioned sculpture of President Roosevelt is on every American dime!” Dorothy Brangman Selma Burke (1900-1995) African American sculptor and educator who founded two art schools. In 1940 she opened the Selma Burke School of Sculpture in New York City and the following year graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree from Columbia …

April 12, 1945: FDR dies. On this day in 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passes away after four momentous terms in office, leaving Vice President Harry S. Truman in charge of a country still fighting the Second World War and in possession of a weapon of unprecedented and terrifying power...

April 12, 1945: FDR dies. On this day in 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt passes away after four momentous terms in office, leaving Vice President Harry S. Truman in charge of a country still fighting the Second World War and in possession of a weapon of unprecedented and terrifying power...

This Black Woman’s Commissioned Sculpture of President Roosevelt Is On Every American Dime - Your Black World

This Black Woman’s Commissioned Sculpture of President Roosevelt Is On Every American Dime - Your Black World

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