Publications and Reviews

“Can We Thank Frances Perkins for the New Deal Arts Programs?” by Sarah Peskin, 2016

Hudson Valley mural
Valley Farms, Ross Dickinson, Public Works of Art Project, 1934. Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor.


From the Triangle Fire to the New Deal” a speech given by Christopher Breiseth, 2011









“The Frances Perkins I Knew” by Christopher N. Breiseth, 1966


The Frances Perkins I Knew by Christopher Breiseth COVER








Memories of Maine Magazine: “The Frances Perkins Center in Newcastle/Damariscotta, Maine” by Christopher N. Breiseth, May 2014


Memories of Maine Article COVER








The Living Church Magazine: “Frances Perkins: The Saint Behind the New Deal” by Charles Hoffacker, May 2014


Living Church Article COVER








The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame by Peter Dreier





“Frances Perkins – Private Faith, Public Policy” by Michelle Kew, 2013


Frances Perkins - Private Faith, Public Policy by Michelle Kew COVER








 The Kiln in the Garden: Damariscotta River Brick Making and the Traces of Maine’s Agro-Industrial Past by Jørgen G. Cleemann.  Historic Preservation Thesis.  Columbia University. June 20, 2012. Mr. Cleemann was a Research Fellow at the Frances Perkins Center in the summer of 2011.


CleemannThesis-The Kiln in the Garden-12-17-12 COVER







Maine Seniors Magazine: “Frances Perkins: The Lady from Newcastle Maine and Social Security” by Donna Halvorsen, 2011


Maine Seniors Article on Frances Perkins COVER