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Found in the Archives

2012: The Girl Scouts of America turns 100 March 12, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the first organized meeting of the Girl Scouts, hosted in Georgia by founder Juliette Gordon Low.  Several years later, as First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt … Continue reading

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Found in the Archives

We thought this would be a great photo to share in celebration of International Women’s Day: The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948 in the midst of an especially bitter phase … 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 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: April 1-7

April 6, 1962 “ST. LOUIS…On April 9 the Children’s Bureau of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare will celebrate its 50th year of service to the nation’s children. I can remember well the hard work on the part of … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: March 22-31

“WASHINGTON, Wednesday—Last night’s meeting of the National Library for the Blind was quite an inspiring occasion. Miss Helen Keller’s efforts for those who are similarly affected and her willingness to give of herself was a very touching sight. She spoke … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: February 22-29

February 25, 1952 “KARACHI, Pakistan, Sunday…The All-Pakistan Women’s Association showed me also a small maternity clinic which they started in a refugee camp under considerable difficulties, since water in the area is only turned on for two hours in the … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: October 1-7

October 4, 1945 “NEW YORK, Wednesday—For a long time I have wanted to draw attention to the remarkable contribution made by the trained nurses of the United States in this war. Just lately I came across an article that gives … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt – My Day: July 22-31

July 24, 1937 “HYDE PARK, Friday—…I received the other day an appeal from an organization which had as its purpose the removal from all employment of any married women whose husbands earned enough to support them. Who is to say … Continue reading

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