"Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Hero"

Eleanor Roosevelt with members of UNESCO
Eleanor Roosevelt with members of UNESCO at Val-Kill in 1948

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Can one person change the world? This program takes an in-depth look at the life and con-tributions of Eleanor Roosevelt, a true "American Hero." As a delegate to the United Na-tions, as well as through her role as First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt worked to protect the rights of individuals and to promote the common good. This program immerse student's by engaging them in the exploration of Eleanor’s home and how it reflected and affected her life, those around her and the world….


U.S. First Ladies
National/State Standards:
NYS Learning Standards

Standard 1: History of the United States and New York

Standard 2: World History

Standard 3: Geography

Standard 5: Civics, Citizenship, and Government
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