George Martin collection on Frances Perkins
This collection contains the research notes, documents, and photocopies assembled by historian George Martin for his biography, Madam Secretary: Frances Perkins (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976).
- 1954 - 1979
- Martin, George Whitney (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
6 Linear Feet (This collection includes ten boxes.)
Materials are arranged as found.
About Frances Perkins
Frances Perkins (1880-1965) was Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor for the duration of his presidency, serving as the first female member of the U.S. Cabinet. She was directly involved with crafting many of the most significant policies of the New Deal, including the Public Works Administration, the National Industrial Recovery Act, the Social Security Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Guide to the George Martin collection of Frances Perkins
- Unknown. Revised and migrated into ArchivesSpace by Rose Oliveira, Lear Center Staff, and Denise Bonilla, student assistant.
- Unknown; revised and migrated in May 2020.
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