Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A woman for all seasons

Meet Frances Perkins (1880-1965) alumna of Mount Holyoke College.

“Frances Perkins (1880-1965) was a trailblazer on several fronts. We remember her most vividly as secretary of labor under Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman. In that post she wielded more power for a longer period than any American woman up to that time and for years after.”

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