Emma Rhodes is a PhD student at the University of Leicester. Her research focuses on women of colour and the Works Progress/Projects Administration in the US South. Emma is also a PGR Representative for Historians of Twentieth Century US (HOTCUS) Postgraduate Secretary.

Book Review: FDR in American Memory: Roosevelt and the Making of an Icon by Sara Polak

Sara Polak. FDR in American Memory: Roosevelt and the Making of an Icon (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2021), £54.   In FDR In American Memory: Roosevelt and the Making of an Icon, Sara Polak evaluates how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s image was constructed to resemble that of an American icon.… Continue reading