The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

A Note to Teachers

The staff of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers designed this project for teachers and students as well as scholars. The introductory essays, the biographies, and the annotation are written for this wide-ranging audience and we encourage students and teachers to download the documents for use in their classrooms and discussion groups. In fact, we so hoped that teachers would organize a lesson plan around the issues discussed in this mini-edition that we designed a model for them which may be accessed by visiting our Teaching Eleanor Roosevelt website and downloading the Eleanor Roosevelt and John Kennedy Lesson Plan.

We especially welcome comments from teachers as to how we can improve this site and what additional material they would like to see on it. We also encourage students to evaluate the site as well.

Published by the Model Editions Partnership

Recommended citation: Eleanor Roosevelt, John Kennedy, and the Election of 1960: A Project of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, ed. by Allida Black, June Hopkins, John Sears, Christopher Alhambra, Mary Jo Binker, Christopher Brick, John S. Emrich, Eugenia Gusev, Kristen E. Gwinn, and Bryan D. Peery (Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 2003). Electronic version based on unpublished letters. .

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