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‘Universal respect’ for the late Eleanor Roosevelt

“You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best you have to give.” —Eleanor Roosevelt. When her name is spoken, so many images come to mind. How one person can accomplish what Eleanor Roosevelt did is amazing in itself, isn’t it?
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Eleanor Roosevelt

‘Universal respect’ for the late Eleanor Roosevelt. “You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best you have to give.” —Eleanor Roosevelt When her name is spoken, so many images come to mind. How one person can accomplish what Eleanor Roosevelt did is amazing...
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1933: Friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt

Upon another visit to the White House, Earhart struck a fast friendship with then-first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. During a White House dinner that year, Earhart spontaneously suggested that the pair take a brief flight to Baltimore before dessert. Later, Earhart even inspired Roosevelt to get her own student pilot’s license. You may also like: The cost of gasoline the year you started driving
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Alliance Sororsis installs officers, celebrates with Eleanor Roosevelt

Members of Alliance Sorosis celebrated the 2021-22 year during a recent meeting, and installed its officers for its next. Alliance Sorosis, established in 1894, has a long history in the city. It represents the women’s club movement of the 19th century America that was not church affiliated. Its purpose remains what it was in the beginning – self-improvement and community service.
ALLIANCE, OH
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Dangberg opens summer festival with visit from Eleanor Roosevelt

A Chautauqua of Eleanor Roosevelt and a concert by returning favorites, Old West Trio, launch the 2022 Summer Festival at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in June. Chautauquan Susan Marie Frontczak will portray diplomat, activist, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt in “This is My Story,” 6:30 p.m. June 15. The presentation is set in 1937, during Franklin D. Roosevelt’s second term as president. By that time Eleanor Roosevelt was working to advance minimum wage, maximum hours, and child labor laws. In addition, she was working to advance women’s rights, women’s representation in government, world peace, civil rights, and other progressive causes. She continued to advance her causes while often serving as her husband’s “eyes and ears” by inspecting factories, tenements, military camps, and coal mines across the U.S.
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What a Maine Road Trip Taught Eleanor Roosevelt

The Maine State Highway Police had been waiting for hours. They were on the lookout for two women traveling in a sporty, light-blue Buick Roadster. The troopers peered through the fog that had enveloped Bangor — nothing. It was almost midnight. Where were they?. A hundred miles away, Eleanor...
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‘The First Lady’ Stars Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson on Becoming Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt

Click here to read the full article. Michelle Pfeiffer didn’t know much about Betty Ford before she signed on to play her in the new Showtime anthology series “The First Lady.” “I really only knew about, of course, the Betty Ford Center, which is I think what she’s the most famous for,” Pfeiffer told me at the show’s premiere on Thursday at the DGA building in Los Angeles. “And I knew that she came out and was open and transparent about her own issues with substance abuse and alcoholism, which was very, very taboo at the time. And she was discouraged...
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