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Frances Perkins Center Internship
As the first intern for the Frances Perkins Center, Rebecca Brenner organized and logged the extensive research of Kirstin Downey, author of The Woman Behind the New Deal, for transport to the Mount Holyoke College Archives ...
Dear Miss Perkins: A Story of Frances Perkins's Efforts to Aid Refugees from Nazi Germany, 1933-1940
On March 4, 1933, Frances Perkins became the first female Cabinet Secretary in American history. As FDR’s Secretary of Labor, she was a key architect of the New Deal. This thesis tells the story of a lesser-known aspect ...