The Roosevelt Stichting is a private foundation established in 1982 to organize the Four Freedoms Awards ceremony in Middelburg, the Netherlands and for that purpose cooperates with the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in Hyde Park, New York.
Together with the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute our mission is to inform new generations of the ideals and achievements of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and to inspire the application of their spirit of optimism and innovation to the solution of current problems.
Han Polman, Chair
Ton Brandenbarg, vice-Chair
Hans Rijkse, Treasurer
Hein van Ameijden
Geert van Maanen
Tijo Collot d'Escury
Pieter Jan Mersie, Secretary
Renée Jones-Bos, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pieter Cloo, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Safety and Justice
Chris Breedveld, director of the King’s Office
Alexander van Heeren, entrepreneur
“Freedom from Fear,” Norman Rockwell, 1943.
Oil on canvas, 45 3/4” x 35 1/2”
Story illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post,” March 13, 1943
Norman Rockwell Museum Collections.
©1943 SEPS: Curtis Publishing, Indianapolis, IN