Eleanor Roosevelt Bookmark
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Eleanor became an advocate for civil rights and after her husband's death, she continued her work to enhance the status of working women, although she opposed the Equal Rights Amendment, because she believed it would adversely affect women. Solid brass with electro-plated finish. Approx. 1.25"w. x 3.50"l., excluding tassel.
The Library's Center for Applied Linguistics collection includes an audio recording of a speech given by Eleanor Roosevelt and the Manuscript Division holds a letter she wrote to the NAACP.
Item number 21502302