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Words of Wisdom from Frances Perkins

Eighty year ago in March 1933 Frances Perkins became the first woman in the United States cabinet and the architect of some of the most far-reaching and important reforms and social legislation ever enacted in America, including the establishment of … Continue reading

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Trial Ride with Sophie and Happy Birthday Frances Perkins

I’m going on a trail ride with my granddaughter Sophie (she’s on Spring break) tomorrow, April 10th, and you can be sure, I’ll remember to tell her that it’s the birthday of Frances Perkins, the first woman in the U.S … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Frances Perkins

Today–April 1oth–is the birthday of Frances Perkins, the subject of my biography: A Woman Unafraid: The Achievements of Frances Perkins. U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933-1945–the first woman in a president’s cabinet–Perkins was the architect of far-reaching labor reforms and … Continue reading

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