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Eleanor Roosevelt

First Lady, Activist (11-Oct-1884 — 7-Nov-1962)


Bernard Asbell (editor). Mother and Daughter: The Letters of Eleanor & Anna Roosevelt. New York: Coward-McCann. 1982. 366pp.

Alida M. Black. Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism. Columbia University Press. 1996. 298pp.

James MacGregor Burns; Susan Dunn. The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. 2001. 678pp.

Blanche Wiesen Cook. Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume One: 1884-1933. New York: Penguin. 1992.

Mary Ann Glendon. A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. New York: Random House. 2001. 333pp.

Doris Kearns Goodwin. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1994.

Joan Hoff-Wilson; Marjorie Lightman (editors). Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt. Indiana University Press. 1984. 266pp.

Jonas Klein. Beloved Island: Franklin and Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello. Forest Dale, VT: Paul S. Eriksson Publisher. 2000.

Joseph P. Lash. Eleanor and Franklin. New York: W. W. Norton. 1971.

Joseph P. Lash. Eleanor: The Years Alone. New York: W. W. Norton. 1972. 368pp.

Nathan Miller. The Roosevelt Chronicles: The Story of a Great American Family. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1979. 377pp.

Jan Pottker. Sara and Eleanor: The Story of Sara Delano Roosevelt and Her Daughter-in-law Eleanor Roosevelt. St. Martin's Press. 2004. 404pp.

Lois Scharf. Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of American Liberalism. Boston: Twayne. 1987. 202pp.


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  5. Wikipedia [link]

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  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.951)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.607)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1261)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.890)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.651)

  13. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.170)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.887)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.625)

  16. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.399)

  17. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.429)

  18. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.73)

  19. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.277)

  20. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.920)

  21. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.684)

  22. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.466)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.363)

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