2 edition of The Roosevelt I knew found in the catalog.
|Statement||Harper & Row|
|Publishers||Harper & Row|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 90 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
|2||Harper colophon books|
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In 2015, Perkins was named by Equality Forum as one of their 31 Icons of the 2015. New England Historic Genealogical Society. What is interesting is that Perkins does mention some of the attributes she considered negative about the President. On one occasion, however, she engaged in some heated name-calling withthe chairman of the board at General Motors.
It's remarkable that Frances and FDR among others in the administration had the foresight to not just deal with the crises at hand but to think about future generations.
Should there be a flat cross-the-board minimum wage? At a service in DC, the bishop asks Roosevelt if he wouldn't also consider being buried at the church like Wilson and former ambassador Kellogg. Its mission is to fulfill the legacy of Frances Perkins through educating visitors on her work and programs and preserving the Perkins family homestead for future generations.
Yet The Roosevelt I knew name has been forgotten. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Madam Secretary: Frances Perkins 1972• In the latter half of the book the reading became tedious when the author, at least for me, went on far too long about the implementation of social security, unemployment insurance, and the like.
A vivid and intimate portrait of the New Deal president by the first woman ever appointed to the U. I learned a lot about the history of Labor and about Perkins herself.
She was the subject of the documentary film Summoned 2020. External links [ ] about Frances Perkins•Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, MA. President Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law on August 14, 1935.
She made history as the to serve in any presidential.
But few people know much about the extraordinary network of women that held the Roosevelt clan together through war, scandal, and disease.
In The Roosevelt Women, Betty Boyd Caroli weaves together stories culled from a rich store of letters, memoirs, and interviews to chronicle nine extraordinary Roosevelt women across a century and a half of turbulent history.