Pictures from the Third Annual FDR Memorial Lecture and Dinner

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The battle begins: two hours, and 250 chairs and tables to assemble, arranged through the good offices of the FDR Institutes Matthew Young and his band of volunteers.
The battle begins: two hours, and 250 chairs and 27 tables to move and assemble, labor provided through the good offices of the FDR Institute’s Matthew Young and his hale and hardy band of volunteers.
Brooms at the ready
Brooms at the ready
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Getting there. The spectacular floral creations of Teresa Kiritsy's Creative Themes arrive
Getting there. The spectacular floral creations of Teresa Kiritsy’s Creative Themes arrive

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The front row of eager lecture attendees, with Father George and Sean Palfrey at the far right
Just in time, the show begins: a dazzling array of well attired lecture attendees in the front row, with the Foundation’s Father George and Adams House co-master Sean Palfrey at the far right

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Curtis Roosevelt answering questions after his presentation
Curtis Roosevelt answering questions after his presentation

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curtis and I
Sharing a qick chat with Curtis after his talk.

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Guests in the Lower Common Room during the Reception
Guests feasting on the raw bar in the Lower Common Room during the Reception

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The door to the Coolidge Room beckoning guests
The door to the Coolidge Room beckoning visitors. The student lead tours to both the FDR Suite and the Coolidge Room proved extremely popular.
Adam’s House own Erik Fredner pointing out notable aspects of William Penfield’s Harvard murals in the Coolidge Room
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Tour leader Steven J. Ekman ’12  waiting to depart from the Gold Room

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Meanwhile, back in the Lower Common Room, The FDR Institute's Matthew Young '12 and Kara Kubarych '13
Meanwhile, back in the Lower Common Room, The FDR Institute’s Matthew Young ’12 and Kara Kubarych ’13 pretend to be discussing politics while waiting for more shrimp to arrive.
dining hall
The Dining Hall set for 85 dinner guests

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table
A table closeup. Gracious dining at its best.

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Jennifer Childs Roshak '86 and family, touring the FDR Suite.
One last tour: Jennifer Childs Roshak ’86 and family, in front of the hearth in the FDR Suite. Son Justin, (Harvard ’15?) on right is our youngest student researcher.

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Tutor Matt Corriel and Iris Odstrcil, '10 trip the light fantastic
Tutor Matt Corriel and Iris Odstrcil, ’10 trip the light fantastic after dinner to the tunes of FDR’s Whitehouse

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