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Eleanor Roosevelt

Linda and I spontaneously took off today on a women’s history road trip to Val-Kill, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Park, Hyde Park NY.  Displays were organized around ER as a Journalist, Activist, Diplomat, Party Leader, Educator, Grandmother.  We also found … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was born today–Oct. 11th–in 1884. I’ve photographed many landmarks to ER, including this plaque at The Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ, marking 1/18/36  the night she stayed there with FDR. Her words at the top read:   … Continue reading

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A Mature Person

Wise word from Eleanor Roosevelt: “A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes . . . . knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.” … Continue reading

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Tea Bags

Tea bags:  The decoration on this card is a recycled tea bag hand painted in South Africa by formerly unemployed men and women from Imizamo Yethu, an informal settlement in Hout Bay, Cape Town. The words are Eleanor Roosevelt’s–“A woman … Continue reading

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s List

During one of her weekly radio broadcasts in March 1935, Eleanor Roosevelt mentioned eleven American women “who have been and are a constant inspiration and help to me.” Here is ER’s list, as reported in the “New York Times” (3/9/1935, … Continue reading

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