2011-03-25 / Community

Women Of The New Deal


Francis Perkins Francis Perkins The National Park Service will host a Women’s History Month program at the Jacob Riis Bathhouse at Riis Park on Saturday, March 26 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The program features Francis Perkins, first woman appointed to the US Cabinet, and Eleanor Roosevelt, activist for the New Deal coalition and advocate of working women. Both notable women were influential in shaping the New Deal.

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