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Frances Perkins in National Media

  • The woman who helped a president change America during his first 100 days:


  • Big Boss, Little Boss:


  • International Women’s Day | Notable Maine women who’ve made their mark on the world:


  • Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal and Social Security:


  • Sen. Maxmin introduces bill to conserve homestead:


  • March 4 In Labor History: Hello Frances Perkins!:


  • Reflections on Women’s History Month:


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April 2024 FPC E-Newsletter

To appreciate thoroughly the life and
accomplishments of Frances Perkins, a great agent
of social change who served as Secretary of Labor
throughout FDR’s tenure, requires recognizing that
faith was the foundation of who she was and all that
she did.