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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02369 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 6 December 1924 Pagination: 1 p. 25 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Written on stationery of Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, as bank Vice President, possibly to New York Governor Alfred Smith. Suggests Frances Perkins for an appointment: "all the ladies of my acquaintance are keen to have you put Miss Frances Perkins into Shientag's job." Shientag is possibly New York attorney Bernard L. Shientag. FDR appointed Perkins Secretary of Labor in 1933 and she served as the first woman cabinet member.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Women's HistoryBankingGovernment and CivicsOffice SeekerLetter of Introduction or RecommendationPresident

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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