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This Labor Day, don’t forget the contributions of Frances Perkins

Newcastle, Maine: When you visit the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark, remember the contributions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Secretary of Labor, and the first female cabinet member.

Susan Cover from Spectrum News visited the Homestead ahead of Labor Day Weekend to find out more about the woman behind the New Deal and her favorite place to unwind.



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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.