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  Anna E. Roosevelt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anna, who accompanied her father on the trip to Yalta, was a witness to many historic moments, but she also carried the burden of dealing with some of the most intimate and painful decisions of her parents during their dysfunctional marriage.
Anna was active as a writer and journalist, and she served as editor of the woman's page of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer for several years.
Anna devoted much of her later life to problems of education and to carrying on many of her mother's interests and philanthropies.
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 MSN Encarta - Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt had an active public career before and during her marriage and continued to maintain a high profile after her husband’s death.
Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884, in New York City, the first child of Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt.
Eleanor’s mother, Anna, was one of the most beautiful women in New York high society, and this made young Eleanor feel insecure about her plainer appearance.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt Biography
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884.
Her father was Elliott Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt's younger brother and her mother was Anna Hall, a descendent of the Livingstons, a distinguished New York family.
Eleanor Roosevelt was in real demand as a speaker and lecturer, both in person and through the media of radio and television.
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 Commemorative Chairs: Eleanor Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Through a career that encompassed grassroots activism, politics, journalism, and diplomacy, Eleanor Roosevelt was indefatigable in her quest to bring the light of social justice to the darkest corners of the world, and she became an enduring inspiration to women and humanitarians around the globe.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in 1884 into the Oyster Bay branch of the Roosevelt family.
Eleanor Roosevelt authored several books, among them her classic autobiography This is My Story, and This I Remember, an account of the Roosevelt presidency, and until her death she remained a highly sought-after public speaker on politics and humanitarian issues.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Boettiger (Halsted)
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, the oldest child and only daughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, was born in New York on May 3, 1906.
As a child, Anna was closer to her father than her mother, although her relationship with ER improved as Anna matured.
As the oldest child she was aware of the conflict between ER and her grandmother, Sara Delano Roosevelt, as well as the difficulties her parents experienced in the aftermath of her father's relationship with ER's social secretary, Lucy Mercer.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt: Counselor Idealist
Eleanor recalled with some bemusement how sharp a bargainer her new husband was even when he did not understand the language being used in the bargaining.
Eleanor was horrified by what she saw: "Poor demented creatures, with apparently very little attention being paid them, gazing from behind bars or walking up and down on enclosed porches." The patients wandered aimlessly around the wards whose doors were tightly locked.
Eleanor's visit to St. Elizabeth's was important because it was the first time in her life that she took a vigorous role in bringing about a political remedy to a social problem.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt is best known as a former First Lady of the United States and wife of 32nd President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Eleanor was initially educated by private tutors, but in 1889, at the age of 15, she was sent to England to attend the ultra-prestigious Allenswood Academy.
Eleanor told reporters, "The story is over", apparently believing that with Franklin's passing her own role, later described by Harry S. Truman as "First Lady to the World", had ended.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt's extended family was among the ruling class in America in the first half of the twentieth century.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City in 1884.
She was the daughter of Elliot Roosevelt, brother of future president Theodore Roosevelt, and Anna Ludlow Hall.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884 -1962
Because Eleanor was a plain child, as well as a serious one, her mother early on judged her to be forever a social failure.
Anna protected herself from him by increasing her social activities, and while Eleanor was usually safe from Elliot's abuse, she still blamed herself on those occasions when he unjustly berated her.
Anna was pregnant with her third child, but when the doctor insisted that Anna needed to stop their travels frequently to rest, Elliot became angry and mean.
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 The Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute - Eleanor Roosevelt Biography - The Early Years   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11 1884.
The Roosevelts had long been an integral part of the history and social structure of New York, and her mother, Anna Hall, was a descendent of the Ludlows and the Livingstons -- the Ludows were a wealthy mercantile family in New York City, while the Livingstons were landed gentry of the Hudson River Valley.
Anna Hall died in 1892 and Eleanor, a child of eight, went to live with her stern Grandmother Hall in Tivoli, NY.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anna Eleanor Dall Boettiger Halsted née Roosevelt (1906-1975), first child of Eleanor Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt née Roosevelt (1884-1962), wife of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and human rights activist
Anna Eleanor Seagraves nee' Roosevelt (born 1927), granddaughter of Eleanor and FDR, author, historian and educator.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt: A Biographical Essay
Thus, Eleanor Roosevelt was not thrilled with the prospect of returning to Albany, a goldfish bowl in which all her movements would be both confined by and interpreted through her husband's political prestige.
Eleanor Roosevelt's aversion to any other role was so strong that in the week before the inaugural, she impetuously wrote Dickerman and Cook that she contemplated divorcing FDR.
Eleanor Roosevelt had her own expectations about the future; however, unlike her friends and the media, she was undecided about what actions she should take to achieve them.
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 Welcome to The American Presidency
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on Oct. 11, 1884.
Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt were reconciled, but when they returned to New York in 1921 she determined to build a life of her own.
Eleanor Roosevelt was determined to keep alive her husband's interest in public affairs.
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 American President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Eleanor Roosevelt used the position of first lady to further causes she considered important.
After her death in 1962, Eleanor Roosevelt continued to capture the imagination of Americans, as well as admirers from all over the globe.
Because of Eleanor Roosevelt, the role of first lady took on a greater significance and a greater visibility in the minds of the American people than ever before.
www.americanpresident.org /history/franklindelanoroosevelt/firstlady   (1085 words)

  
 Roosevelt University - Trustee Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Rededicates Roosevelt University
At a special ceremony on November 15 commemorating the 60th anniversary of the dedication of Roosevelt College, Trustee Anna Eleanor Roosevelt unveiled a bust of her grandmother, Eleanor Roosevelt, made possible by Trustee Seymour Persky.
Roosevelt also read a memorable speech given by her grandmother when she officially dedicated Roosevelt College on November 16, 1945, during a gala dinner at the Stevens Hotel.
Eleanor Roosevelt is everyone's grandmother - and she is watching all of us.
www.roosevelt.edu /frontNews/rededication.htm   (1107 words)

  
 Guide Introduction: The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945
Eleanor Roosevelt saw in him the spark of life that she remembered from her father; he, in turn, saw in her the discipline that would curb his own instincts toward excess.
Eleanor Roosevelt's own political role was best seen in the 1936 re-election drive when she used the educational approach developed by the Women's Division in 1932 as a primary campaign weapon.
She and Franklin Roosevelt had worked out a tacit understanding which permitted her to bring the cause of the oppressed to his attention, and allowed him, in turn, to use her activism as a means of building alliances with groups to his left.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City on October 11, 1884, to Elliott Roosevelt and Anna Hall Roosevelt, descendants of a prominent family of Dutch ancestry.
Eleanor's mother died when she was eight, her father when she was ten.
Eleanor's discovery of Franklin's affair with her social secretary, Lucy Page Mercer, in 1918 was a turning point in their marriage.
www.distinguishedwomen.com /biographies/roosevel.html   (511 words)

  
 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884 in New York City, the daughter of Elliott Roosevelt, who was the rich, alcoholic brother of Theodore Roosevelt and Anna Livingston Hall Roosevelt.
Eleanor was an effective political organizer, when in 1924 she rallied women throughout New York state in support of the Democratic Party and led a delegation to the Democratic National Convention.
Eleanor's public forums were as popular and noteworthy as her husband's famous "fireside chats." Many times Eleanor would receive reporters dressed in her riding clothes, but in her mind did not realize she was making a fashion statement.
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 Franklin Delano Roosevelt & Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor lived with her maternal grandmother after the death of her parents.
Eleanor worked for racial equality, and resigned from the Daughters of the American Revolution when they would not allow Marian Anderson, a Black singer, use their facilities for a concert.
From 1945-1953, Eleanor was the U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
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 Eleanor Roosevelt | American First Lady & Humanitarian
Eleanor married a distant cousin, Franklin Roosevelt, in 1905.
Eleanor Roosevelt wrote four books: This is My Story (1937); This I Remember (1950); On My Own (1958); and Tomorrow Is Now (published in 1963 after her death).
Black shows how Eleanor Roosevelt, after being freed from the constraints imposed by her role in the White House, eagerly expanded her career and unabashedly challenged both the Democratic party and American liberals to practice what they preach.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
ANNA ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, was born 11 October 1884 in New York, New York.
Eleanor found out and offered to divorce him, but it was decided that this would be unwise for the children and for his political career.
Eleanor later showed her support for Miss Anderson by inviting her to sing for the king and queen of England.
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 The My Hero Project - Eleanor Roosevelt
(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt was born on Oct. 11, 1884, in New York.
You may be wondering who this outspoken courageous woman is. Her name is Eleanor Roosevelt and she was born in New York City on Oct. 11, 1884.
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute is a non-profit organization dedicated to informing new generations of the ideals and achievements of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.
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 MSN Encarta - Further Reading - Roosevelt, (Anna) Eleanor
Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the Twentieth Century.
Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship, Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers.
Also: Eleanor Roosevelt: A Centenary Portrait (1984), a photo essay.
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 Explore DC: Eleanor Roosevelt
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was one of America's most admired, dynamic and recognizable first ladies; however, she grew up a shy, unhappy child, devastated by the loss of her parents at a young age.
Eleanor was born in New York City on October 11, 1884, daughter of Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt, younger brother of Theodore.
Eleanor's formal education consisted of three years at Allenwood School in London between the ages of fifteen and eighteen.
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 Suzan King as Eleanor Roosevelt
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on Oct 11, 1884.
She believed her greatest contribution was to serve as chair of the committee which created the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was ratified by the General Assembly of the UN on December 12, 1948.
Eleanor Roosevelt remained politically active as a strong liberal in American politics until her death on November 7, 1962.
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 Female Muscle -- Memorial Tributes -- Lori's Favorite Powerful Women -- (Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt
Born in New York City on October 11, 1884, to Elliott Roosevelt and Anna Hall Roosevelt, descendants of a prominent family of Dutch ancestry, Eleanor was a niece of President Theodore Roosevelt.
As the disease progressed, she often had to lift and carry him from his bed to his wheelchair and her upper body strength was markedly enhanced by carrying the ailing FDR up and down the long spiral steps of the Whitehouse.
After his unsuccessful bid for the vice presidency in 1920, Eleanor became active in Democratic party politics as a means of maintaining her handicapped husband's career.
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 Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Biography: A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations.
She was born in New York City on October 11, 1884, daughter of lovely Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt, younger brother of Theodore.
Roosevelt came to the White House in 1933, she understood social conditions better than any of her predecessors and she transformed the role of First Lady accordingly.
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 Roosevelt, (Anna) Eleanor
Mrs Roosevelt was chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights 1946–51, and was instrumental in the preparation of the declaration.
She was a delegate to the United Nations general assembly and chair of the UN commission on human rights 1946–51, and helped to draw up the Declaration of Human Rights at the UN in 1945.
She was married to her cousin President Franklin D Roosevelt, and was the niece of Theodore Roosevelt.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0020660.html   (273 words)

  
 Character Building Stories - Eleanor Roosevelt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Her mother, widely know for her beauty, called Eleanor "granny," and her father, whom she adored, was banished from the family because of alcoholism.
Eleanor was a practiced politician and an articulate spokes-women for views that marked American Liberalism in the middle third of the Twentieth Century.
In her later years, Eleanor Roosevelt presided over her large family at Val-Kill, her home at Hyde Park.
www.usoe.k12.ut.us /curr/char_ed/stories/sketches/eleanorroosevelt.html   (538 words)

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