Category Archives: Eleanor Roosevelt – "My Day"

Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: October 1-7

October 2, 1951 “NEW YORK, Monday…A verse in the Bible we very seldom hear was used as a text in the morning sermon. Evidently back in Bible days there were people who thought the “good old days” were better than … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevlet – My Day: September 22-30

September 22, 1942 “NEW YORK, Monday—…After writing my column yesterday, I began to think about how people, who have never been in public life, little know about the everyday things involved in living not as one chooses, but as one … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: September 15-21

September 18, 1946 “NEW YORK, Tuesday—I have just finished reading a novel called “Mr. Adam” by Pat Frank. It is inspired by our new ability to destroy, and deals with the numerous things that may develop from the power that … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: September 1-7

September 2, 1940 “HYDE PARK, Sunday—To me and to every citizen of the United States, Labor Day must be one of the most significant days on our calendar. On this day we should think with pride of the growing place … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: August 15-21

August 20, 1951 “HYDE PARK, Sunday—Day by day, those who are responsible for our policies in the Far East must revise their actions in the light of new events. I constantly get questions asking why we do not have a … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: August 8-14

August 11, 1942 “HYDE PARK, Monday—…Some of the students who were at the institutes there were able to remain in New York City for a few days. We had much singing and gaiety, but also some serious discussion on the … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: August 1-7

August 5, 1939 “HYDE PARK, Friday—The other day, I was sent a most amusing page from a magazine called “Future” “The Magazine For Young Men.” An article by Dr. S. N. Stevens, which contains the following quotation was marked for … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: July 15-21

July 18, 1942 “NEW YORK, Friday—Yesterday morning, Miss Alice Nichols, who is in charge of the Victory Food Campaign for the Department of Agriculture, attended my press conference. I was much interested to find that we have had such a … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: July 8-14

July 14, 1939 “NEW YORK, Thursday…A number of letters have come to me complaining bitterly about the fact that I said in an article recently that the repeal of prohibition had been a crusade carried on by women. I know … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: July 1-7

July 3, 1945 “HYDE PARK, Monday—Last week I went to the office of the American Federation for the Blind to receive the resolution which their board had passed and which Miss Helen Keller wanted to present to me personally. It … Continue reading

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