Madam Secretary, Frances Perkins by George Whitney Martin

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965,
  • Politicians -- United States -- Biography,
  • Labor policy -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

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Statementby George Martin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8073.P38 M37
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 589 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages589
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210664M
ISBN 100395242932
LC Control Number75038637

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A New Englander and a devoted Mount Holyoke graduate, she deliberately cultivated a motherly appearance; two limitations on her public life were her unstable husband and her discomfort with the press. Frances Perkins was a superb storyteller with a remarkable You May Call Her Madam Secretary, Broadway and film actress Frances Sternhagen presents Perkins' character on camera using the words from her Oral History, on record at Columbia University, and.

Frances Perkins (), American social worker, U.S. secretary of labor, and civil service commissioner, was the first woman to serve in a presidential Cabinet. Frances Perkins was born in Boston, Mass., on Apand grew up in Worcester, the daughter of a manufacturer.

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Frances Perkins, The Roosevelt I Knew (Viking Press, ). Kirstin Downey, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience (Random House, ). David M. Kennedy, Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, (Oxford University Press, ).

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The programs that saved the U.S. in the Great Depression were chiefly her brainchild.5/5. The woman behind the New Deal: the life and legacy of Frances Perkins, Social Security, unemployment insurance, and the minimum wage Downey, Kirstin HDP38 D69 Colman, Penny, A Woman Unafraid: The Achievements of Frances Perkins, New York, Downey, Kirsten, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor, Keller, Emily, Frances Perkins: First Woman Cabinet Member, **CHILDREN’S BOOK** Lawson, Don, Frances Perkins: First Lady of the Cabinet, That book was a person, and her name was Frances Perkins.

She told him all these things and he believed her." Following her tenure as Secretary of Labor inMs. Perkins was asked by President Truman to serve on the U.S. Civil Service Commission, which she did until when her husband died, and she resigned from Federal service.

Madam Secretary, Frances Perkins. Authors / Editors: Martin, George W. Noteworthy Book List: Outstanding Books in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co. Type: Monographs. Frances Perkins () attended Mount Holyoke College, majoring in physics. In her final semester, she visited mills along the Connecticut River to see working conditions as part of a class in American economic history.

Martin’s book is well‐researched Madam Secretary is full of rewards, not the least of them being that it. Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor, was the first woman appointed to a position in the U.S. Cabinet. In response to the epidemic of “miner’s lung” in the Tri-State Mining District, Perkins convened a conference known as the Tri -State Silicosis Conference to allow concerned citizens, representatives from mining companies, government.

Frances Perkins () was the first woman appointed to a U.S. cabinet post and the longest-serving Secretary of Labor. Perkins had a long and illustrious record as a social activist: she reorganized New York state's factory inspections system, advocated the Workmen's Compensation Act, and promoted the legislative protection of women and child laborers.

The first Madam Secretary. Any middle school student who can’t answer "Frances Perkins" to all of the above needs this book. Frances Perkins, Super Hero, shines a spotlight on a major, unsung star with the candlepower to inspire a new generation. The programs that saved the U.S. in the Great Depression were chiefly her brainchild.

Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, was the principal architect of the New Deal, credited with formulating policies to shore up the national economy following the nation’s most serious economic crisis and helping to create the modern middle class.

She was in every respect a self. Frances Perkins: Champion of the New Deal, by Naomi Pasachoff, A Woman Unafraid: The Achievements of Frances Perkins, by Penny Colman, Frances Perkins: That Woman in FDR’s Cabinet, by Lillian Holmen Mohr, Madam Secretary Frances Perkins: by George Martin, Frances Perkins: A member of the Cabinet, by Bill Severn, Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; Ap [1] [2] – ) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S.

Secretary of Labor from tothe longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the.

Any recognition of influential and famous American women should include Frances Perkins and rank her close to the top of such a list. Perkins was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s secretary of labor during his entire time in office, from toand the first woman cabinet member in our history.

Although she is largely [ ]. Born inFrances Perkins grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts. Her father, who ran a stationery store, had not attended college, but he was a voracious reader who studied the law and read. The woman behind the New Deal: the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience / Kirstin Downey.

Format Book Published New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, c Description xiii, p., [16] p. of plates: ill. ; 25 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p.

[]) and index. In the late 30s, women in key government roles were unheard of until Frances Perkins! Her tireless efforts on behalf of the American worker had become public knowledge, and when President.The anvil chorus / Norman.

Summary Franklin Roosevelt saying, "What is that awful racket out there, Madam Secretary?" to Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins. She replies, "It's John L. Lewis and Bill Green, discussing labor unity, Mister President!" Contributor Names.

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