Frances Perkins

The exhibition “Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal,” currently on display here in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University, has been extended through March 26, 2010.

Please join the Frances Perkins Center at an event on Thursday, January 14, at the Harvard Club. Perkins biographer Kirstin Downey will be joined by other speakers, including former president of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Christopher Breiseth. The evening will conclude with the premiere of “Lighting the Way: Frances Perkins,” a short documentary by Karenna Gore Schiff and Catherine Corman.

ALSO announcing the online version of the exhibition, now available through:

More on the Perkins front soon.

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