FRANCES PERKINS: THE WOMAN BEHIND THE NEW DEAL
170A Main Street, Damariscotta, ME 04543
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Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, or by appointment by calling 207-563-3374.
This free exhibit presents an overview of the life of Frances Perkins, highlighting her accomplishments through historic photographs, text, and personal memorabilia.
- Her Maine Roots and Patriot Ancestry
- Mount Holyoke: Her Activist Roots
- From Triangle Fire to New Deal
- Confronting the Truth: An Unemployment Crisis
- America Before the New Deal
- The New Deal; Secretary of Labor 1933-45
- Social Security: Her Greatest Achievement
- 1945 and Beyond: A Proud Legacy
- The exhibit space also includes a small library with Frances Perkins Center publications and related works of interest, with some available for purchase.