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The Resource The woman behind the New Deal : the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience, Kirstin Downey

The woman behind the New Deal : the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience, Kirstin Downey

Label
The woman behind the New Deal : the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience
Title
The woman behind the New Deal
Title remainder
the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience
Statement of responsibility
Kirstin Downey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 331.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8073.P38
LC item number
D69 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The woman behind the New Deal : the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience, Kirstin Downey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-444) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhood and youth -- Becoming Frances Perkins -- The young activist hits New York -- The triangle shirtwaist fire -- Finding allies in Tammany Hall -- Teddy Roosevelt and Frances Perkins -- A good match -- Married life -- Motherhood -- The indomitable Al Smith -- FDR and Al Smith -- With the Roosevelts in Albany -- FDR becomes president -- Frances becomes Secretary of Labor -- The pioneer -- Skeletons in the Labor Department closet -- Jump-starting the economy -- At home with Mary Harriman -- Blue Eagle: a first try at "civilizing capitalism" -- Refugees and regulations -- Rebuilding the house of labor -- Labor shakes off its slumber -- The union movement revitalizes and splits apart -- Social Security -- Family problems -- Court-packing, wages, and hours -- Impeachment -- War clouds and refugees -- Frances and Franklin -- Madness, misalliances, and a nude bisexual water sprite -- The war comes -- Last days of the Roosevelt administration -- Harry Truman -- The Truman administration -- Communism -- End of the Truman era -- Many transitions -- Last days
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 458 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385513654
Lccn
2008023208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn231162915
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn506165342
Label
The woman behind the New Deal : the life of Frances Perkins, FDR's Secretary of Labor and his moral conscience, Kirstin Downey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-444) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhood and youth -- Becoming Frances Perkins -- The young activist hits New York -- The triangle shirtwaist fire -- Finding allies in Tammany Hall -- Teddy Roosevelt and Frances Perkins -- A good match -- Married life -- Motherhood -- The indomitable Al Smith -- FDR and Al Smith -- With the Roosevelts in Albany -- FDR becomes president -- Frances becomes Secretary of Labor -- The pioneer -- Skeletons in the Labor Department closet -- Jump-starting the economy -- At home with Mary Harriman -- Blue Eagle: a first try at "civilizing capitalism" -- Refugees and regulations -- Rebuilding the house of labor -- Labor shakes off its slumber -- The union movement revitalizes and splits apart -- Social Security -- Family problems -- Court-packing, wages, and hours -- Impeachment -- War clouds and refugees -- Frances and Franklin -- Madness, misalliances, and a nude bisexual water sprite -- The war comes -- Last days of the Roosevelt administration -- Harry Truman -- The Truman administration -- Communism -- End of the Truman era -- Many transitions -- Last days
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 458 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385513654
Lccn
2008023208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn231162915
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn506165342

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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