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Eleanor Roosevelt Biography

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living:

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the United Nations

“I believed the United Nations to be the one hope for a peaceful world. I knew that my husband had placed great importance on the establishment of this world organization. So I felt a great sense of responsibility.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

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Facts & Figures: Eleanor Roosevelt

Learn more about Eleanor Roosevelt. When was she born? What did she do after leaving the White House? Did she ever run for office?

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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tuskegee Airmen

Eleanor Roosevelt demonstrated crucial public and personal support for the groundbreaking African American flying unit during World War II.

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Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson

The DAR’s refusal to grant Marian Anderson the use of Constitution Hall, Eleanor Roosevelt’s resignation from the DAR in protest, and the resulting concert at the Lincoln Memorial combined into a watershed moment in civil rights history

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Eleanor Roosevelt regarded her role in drafting and securing adoption of the Declaration as her greatest achievement.

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Roosevelt Family Genealogy

Facts & Figures on the partnership between Frankling and Eleanor Roosevelt, their ancestors and descendants. Includes a detailed genealogical charting of family lineage.

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Facts & Figures: Roosevelt Partnership & Family

How were Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt related? When and where did they first meet? How many children did they have and what were their children's names?

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