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Eleanor Roosevelt--Supplementary Resources

First Lady of the World: Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill examines the humanitarian efforts of Eleanor Roosevelt. Below are materials for further exploration about Eleanor Roosevelt, her home at Val-Kill, and the legacy she left behind.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
Val-Kill is a unit of the National Park Service. The park's web pages present photographs of Mrs. Roosevelt and also provide information about The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Visionary
Museum Management Program, National Park Service, initiated, developed, and coordinated the American Visionaries series featuring American men and women celebrated in the National Park System, including Eleanor Roosevelt. Exlore this feature on one the most dynamic, broadly effective, and controversial First Ladies in American history.

National Register of Historic Places:
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

The National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places with state and local partners created a travel itinerary called "Places Where Women Made History." The itinerary features a description and photographs of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

Eleanor Roosevelt Biographies
The following biographies of the first lady offer:


The Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill
ERVK celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by offering a lecture series and links to other sites.

The National First Ladies' Library
The National First Ladies' Library includes a bibliography of the writings, speeches, and correspondence of forty-three first ladies, including Eleanor Roosevelt.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
The FDR Library and Museum includes over 1000 photographs of the president and first lady, resources for educators, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Timeline.

Eleanor Roosevelt Cartoons
This site provides over fifteen editorial cartoons that ran in newspapers across the country from 1933 to the 1950s.

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