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Dear Mrs. Roosevelt : letters from children of the Great Depression / edited by Robert Cohen.

Contributor(s): Cohen, Robert, 1955 May 21- | Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002Description: xi, 266 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0807827479 (alk. paper); 9780807827475 (alk. paper); 0807854131 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780807854136 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Correspondence | Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Correspondence | Children -- United States -- Correspondence | Poor children -- United States -- Correspondence | United States -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Sources | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Personal narratives | United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 -- Sources | United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Sources | Children -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Sources | Children's writings, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Dear Mrs. Roosevelt.; Online version:: Dear Mrs. Roosevelt.DDC classification: 973.917/092 | B Other classification: 15.85
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Introduction 3 --CHAPTER 1. Ill-Clothed, Ill-Housed, Ill-Fed 35 --CHAPTER 2. Education 91 --CHAPTER 3. Social Life 145 --CHAPTER 4. Minorities 195 --Epilogue: Responses to the Letters 237.
Summary: Activism made Mrs. Roosevelt a beloved figure among poor teens and children, who between the Depression of 1933 wrote her thousands of letters describing their problems and requesting her help. Here are 200 of these extraordinary documents to open a window into the lives of the Depression's youngest victims. Illustrations.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-260) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Introduction 3 --CHAPTER 1. Ill-Clothed, Ill-Housed, Ill-Fed 35 --CHAPTER 2. Education 91 --CHAPTER 3. Social Life 145 --CHAPTER 4. Minorities 195 --Epilogue: Responses to the Letters 237.

Activism made Mrs. Roosevelt a beloved figure among poor teens and children, who between the Depression of 1933 wrote her thousands of letters describing their problems and requesting her help. Here are 200 of these extraordinary documents to open a window into the lives of the Depression's youngest victims. Illustrations.

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