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Frances Perkins : first woman cabinet member

Author: Emily Keller
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2006.
Series: Twentieth century leaders.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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President Franklin Roosevelt assigned this well-known progressive activist the job of putting Americans back to work during the darkest days of the Great Depression.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Frances Perkins; Frances Perkins; Frances Perkins
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Keller
ISBN: 1931798915 9781931798914
OCLC Number: 70778285
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Happy days --
The pursuit of social justice --
Fiery young idealist --
A responsible public officer --
The struggle for national recovery --
Making the New Deal work --
Social security --
Politics and honor --
World War II --
Lasting legacy --
Timeline --
Sources --
Bibliography --
Web sites --
Index.
Series Title: Twentieth century leaders.
Responsibility: Emily Keller.
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President Franklin Roosevelt assigned this well-known progressive activist the job of putting Americans back to work during the darkest days of the Great Depression.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-10-08) Good Permalink

      A biographical survey of, Frances Perkins,  the first female cabinet member in US history (1880-1965).  The account includes details of her life and achievements. The subject language is appropriate for high school students.  They may be attracted to the...
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