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Abramowitz, Mildred W. "Eleanor Roosevelt and the Federal Responsibility and Responsiveness to Youth, the Negro, and Others in Time of Depression." Ph.D. diss., New York University, 1971.

Abramowitz, Mildred W. “Eleanor Roosevelt and the National Youth Administration 1935-1943- An Extension of the Presidency.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 14(4) (1984): 569-580.

Atwell, Mary Welek. "Notes and Comments: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Cold War Consensus." Diplomatic History 3(1) (1979): 99-113.

Beasley, Maurine. Eleanor Roosevelt and the Media. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Beasley, Maurine. “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Press Conferences: Symbolic Importance of a Pseduo-Event.” Journalism Quarterly 1984 61(2): 274-279, 338.

Beasley, Maurine and Belgrade, Paul. “Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady as Radio Pioneer.” Journalism History 11(3-4) (1984): 42-45.

Beasley, Maurine. “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Vision of Journalism: A Communications Medium for Women.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 16(1) (1986): 66-75.

Berger, Jason. A New Deal for the World: Eleanor Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy. New York: Social Science Monographs, 1981.

Bickerstaff, Joyce and Rich, Wilber C. “Mrs. Roosevelt and Mrs. Bethune: Collaborators for Racial Justice.” Social Education 48(7) (1984): 532-535.

Bilsborrow, Eleanor Janice. "The Philosophy of Social Reform in the Speeches of Eleanor Roosevelt." Ph.D. diss., University of Denver, 1957.

Black, Allida M. "Championing A Champion: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Marian Anderson Freedom Concert." Presidential Studies Quarterly (Fall 1990),

Black, Allida M. "A Reluctant But Persistent Warrior: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Early Civil Rights Movement." in Women in the Civil Rights Movement: Trailblazers and Torchbearers, 1941-1965, edited by Jacqueline Rouse, et al, Brooklyn: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1990.

Black, Allida M. Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

Black, Allida M. "Eleanor and Franklin Redux." Reviews in American History 23(2) (1995): 307-312.

Black, Allida. "Struggling with Icons: Memorializing Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt." Public Historian 21(1) (1999): 63-72.

Burke, Fran. "Eleanor Roosevelt, October 11, 1984 - November 7, 1962--She made a difference." Public Administration Review 44 (September/October 1984), 365-372.

Burton, David H. "Three Roosevelt Women." Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal 21(2) (1996): 3-10.

Cohen, Robert, ed. "Public Schools in Hard Times: Letters from Georgia Educators and Students to Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt, 1933-1940." Georgia Historical Quarterly 82(1) (1998): 121-149.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. 1, 1884-1933. New York: Viking Press, 1992.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. 2, 1933-1938. New York: Viking Press, 1999.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. "Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights: The Battle for Peace and Planetary Decency," in Women and American Foreign Policy, edited by Edward Crapol. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. "Eleanor Roosevelt, Power and Politics: A Feminist Perspective," in Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Journey, edited by Jess Flemion and Colleen O'Connor. San Diego: San Diego University Press, 1987.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. "Eleanor Roosevelt and The South: 1994 Elson Lecture." Atlanta History 38 (4) (1995): 34-40.

Cooke, Robert John. "The Political Career of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt: A Study of the Public Conscience." Ph.D. diss., Syracuse University, 1965.

Corley, Florence Fleming. "The National Youth Administration in Georgia: A New Deal for Young Blacks and Women." Georgia Historical Quarterly 77(4) (1993): 728-756.

Crane, Richard Francis. "Stricken Field: Martha Gellhorn and Louis Eugene Faucher in Prague, 1938." East European Quarterly 33(4) (1999):: 427-441.

Dennis, Paul M. "Between Watson and Spock: Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice on Child-rearing from 1928 to 1962." Journal of American Culture 18(1) (1995): 41-50.

Dimitrova, Anelia K. "Sending Bundles of Hope: The Use of Female Celebrities in Bundles for Britain's Public Relations Campaign. American Journalism 14(3-4) (1997): 376-390.

Edens, John A. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Westport, Ct.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Elshtain, Jean Bethke. "Eleanor Roosevelt as Activist and Thinker: The Lady, the Life of Duty." Halcyon 8 (1986): 93-114.

Erikson, Joan M. "Nothing to Fear." Daedalus 93 (1964): 781-801.

Fujita, Fumiko. "Eleanor Roosevelt's 1953 Visit to Japan: American Values and Japanese Response." European Contributions to American Studies [Netherlands] 38 (1997): 310-316.

Gardner, Richard N. "Enduring Human Rights Legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt." Congressional Record S1900-S1903 (February 22, 1985).

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Home Front in World War Two. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. "No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt." Prologue 27(3) (1995): 198-217.

Graham, H. Davis. "The Paradox of Eleanor Roosevelt: Alcoholism's Child." Virginia Quarterly Review 63 (1987): 3-26.

Grant, Philip A. Jr. "Catholic Congressmen, Cardinal Spellman, Eleanor Roosevelt and the 1949-1950 Federal Aid to Education Controversy." American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia Records 90 (1979): 3-13.

Hareven, Tamara K. Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Conscience. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1968.

Hauptman, Laurence M. "Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Indian: The Iroquios as a Case Study." Hudson Valley Regional Review 16(1) (1999): 1-15.

Herman, Ellen. "The Difference Difference Makes: Justine Wise Polier and Religious Matching in Twentieth-Century Child Adoption. Religion and American Culture 10(1) (2000): 57-98.

Hershan, Stella K. The Candles She Lit: The Legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1993.

Hoff-Wilson, Joan and Marjorie Lightman. (eds.) Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1984.

Isenberg, Nancy G. "Eleanor Roosevelt: Joseph Lash's `Eternal Mother.'" Biography 10(2) (1987): 107-115.

Johnson, M. Glen. “The Contributions of Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt to the Development of International Protection for Human Rights.” Human Rights Quarterly 9(1) (1987): 19-48

Kearney, James R. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt: The Evolution of a Reformer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

Kenneally, James J. "Black Republicans during the New Deal: The Role of Joseph W. Martin, JR." Review of Politics 55(1) (1993): 117-139.

Lane, Gina Elizabeth. "Entering the Public Sphere: The 1920s Rhetoric of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt." Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 1995.

Lash, Joseph P. Dreamers and Dealers: A New Look at the New Deal. New York: Doubleday, 1988.

Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship Based on Eleanor Roosevelt's Private Papers. New York: Norton, 1970.

Lash, Joseph P. “Eleanor Roosevelt’s Role in Women’s History.” Clio Was a Woman: Studies in the History of American Women. Washington, D.C.: Howard U. Pr. (1980): 243-253

Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor: The Years Alone. New York: Norton, 1972.

Lewis, Ronald L. "Scotts Run: An Introduction." West Virginia History 53 (1994): 1-5.

Lowitt, Richard and Maurine Beasley. One Third of a Nation: Lorena Hickok Reports on the Great Depression. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1981.

Maga, Timothy P. “Humanism and Peace: Eleanor Roosevelt’s Mission to the Pacific, August-September, 1943.” Maryland Historian 19(2) (1988): 33-47.

Massey, Michael J. "Relations Between Harry S. Truman and Eleanor Roosevelt: A Constructive Friendship." Senior Thesis: Indiana University, 1985.

McGuire, John T. “Making the Democratic Party a Partner: Eleanor Roosevelt, Women’s Joint Legislative Conference, and the Women’s Division of the New York State Democratic Party, 1921-1927.” Hudson Valley Regional Review 18(2) (2001): 29-47.

McKown, Robin. Eleanor Roosevelt’s World. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1962.

Miller, Kristie. "A Volume of Friendship: The Correspondence of Isabella Greenway and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1904-1953." Journal of Arizona History 40(2) (1999): 121-156.

Mower, Alfred Glenn. The US, the UN, and Human Rights: The Eleanor Roosevelt and Jimmy Carter Eras. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.

O'Farrell, Brigid. She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker. Ithica, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010.

Ostromecki, Walter A., Jr. “Eleanor Roosevelt Speaks Out on Her U.N. Duties.” Manuscripts 43(2) (1991): 155-158.

Parmet, Herbert. The Democrats: The Years After FDR. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.

Peebes, Jacqueline Neel. Eleanor Roosevelt and the Washington Press, 1933-1945. Thesis M.A., Georgetown University, 1991.

Penkower, Monty N. “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Plight of World Jewry.” Jewish Social Studies 49(2) (1987): 125-136.

Perlstein, Daniel. "Community and Democracy in American Schools: Arthurdale and the Fate of Progressive Education." Teachers College Record 97(4) (1996): 625-650.

Perry, Elisabeth. "Why Suffrage for American Women Was Not Enough." History Today [Great Britain] 43 (1993): 36-41.

Pfeffer, Paula F. "Eleanor Roosevelt and the National and World Woman's Parties." Historian 59(1) (1996): 39-57.

Pierce, Robert Clayton. "Liberals and the Cold War: Union for Democratic Action and Americans for Democratic Action, 1940 - 1949." Unpublished dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1979.

Pottker, Janice. Sara and Eleanor: The Story of Sara Delano Roosevelt and her Daughter-in-law. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2004.

Quesada, J. Gilberto. "Towards a Working Definition of Social Justice: Father Carmelo A. Tranchese, S.J. and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, 1932-1953." Journal of Texas Catholic History and Culture 4 (1993): 44-64.

Scarf, Lois. Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of American Liberalism. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1987.

Schlup, Leonard. "First Lady of Illinois: Elizabeth Stevenson Ives and Her Letters." Manuscripts 48(1) (1995 [i.e., 1996]): 23-32.

Scobie, Ingrid Winther. "American First Ladies and the Question of Identity." Journal of Women's History 7(4) (1995): 137-150.

Seeber, Frances M. “Eleanor Roosevelt and Women in the New Deal: A Network of Friends.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 20(4) (1990): 707-717.

Seeber, Frances M. "`I Want You to Write to Me:' The Papers of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt," Prologue 2 (1987): 95-105.

Sirgo, Henry B. "Women, Blacks and the New Deal." Women & Politics 14(3) (1994): 57-76.

Smith, Thomas G. "Negotiating with Fidel Castro: The Bay of Pigs Prisoners and a Lost Opportunity." Diplomatic History 19(1 (1995)): 59-86.

Stec, Loretta. "Dorothy Thompson as `Liberal Conservative' Columnist: Gender, Politics, and Journalistic Authority." American Journalism12(2) (1995): 162-169.

Swift, Will. The Roosevelts and the Royals: Franklin and Eleanor, the King and Queen of England, and the Friendship that Changed History. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2004.

Theoharis, Athan. "J. Edgar, Eleanor and Herbert, Too?" The Nation 234(7) (February 2, 1982).

Thomas, Jerry Bruce. "`Please Tell the President . . . Only an Absolute Dictatorship Will Save Us': Lorena Hickok Reports on the Great Depression in West Virginia, August 1933." West Virginia History 57 (1998): 135-161.

van Thoor, Mieke. "The Missing Civil Rights in Eleanor Roosevelt's Autobiographies." European Contributions to American Studies [Netherlands] 39 (1998): 216-226.

Veldman, Hans. "'Playing with the News': Jonathan Daniels on Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman." European Contributions to American Studies [Netherlands] 39 (1998): 227-237.

Ward, Geoffrey C. "Eleanor Roosevelt Draws Her Strength from a Sanctuary Called Val-Kill." Smithsonian Magazine 15(7) (1984): 62-73.

Ware, Susan. Beyond Suffrage: Women and the New Deal. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.

Ware, Susan. Partner and I: Molly Dewson, Feminism and New Deal Politics. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1987.

Warren, Stanley. "The Monster Meetings at the Negro YMCA in Indianapolis." Indiana Magazine of History 91(1) (1995): 57-80.

Watrous, Hilda. In League with Eleanor. New York: Foundation for Citizen Education, 1984.

Weaver, Robert C. "Eleanor and L.B.J. and Black America." Crisis 1972 79(6) (1972): 186-193.

Westfall, Barry H. Elsie Ripley Clapp and the Arthurdale School: 1934-1936. Vitae Scholasticae 12(1) (1993): 53-64.

Winfield, Betty Houchin. “The Legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 20(4) (1990): 699-706.

Youngs, J. William T. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life. Ed. Handlin, Oscar. Boston: Little, Brown, 2000.