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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) to Mrs. Thomas McAllister

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05064 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 17 July 1939 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Mentions that he enjoyed reading McAllister's report and editorials on the Regional Conferences being held by the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee. Discusses women's role in politics.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PresidentWomen's HistoryPoliticsGovernment and CivicsDemocratic Party

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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