The Resource Thanks to Frances Perkins : fighter for workers' rights, written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell

Thanks to Frances Perkins : fighter for workers' rights, written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell

Label
Thanks to Frances Perkins : fighter for workers' rights
Title
Thanks to Frances Perkins
Title remainder
fighter for workers' rights
Statement of responsibility
written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sometimes, one moment changes a person's life. And that person goes on to change other lives. That's what happened to Frances Perkins. After she witnessed the 1911 catastrophic fire at the Triangle Waist Company, in which one hundred and forty-six people died, she devoted her life to improving conditions for workers. Frances became the first woman to serve in a president's cabinet. As Secretary of Labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, she helped pass new laws like the 1935 Social Security Act, part of Roosevelt's New Deal. Today, millions of Americans depend on Social Security benefits. Today, we can thank Frances Perkins for her dedication to the ideal of society where no one is left out
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hopkinson, Deborah
Dewey number
  • 331.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8073.P38
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Caldwell, Kristy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Perkins, Frances
  • Perkins, Frances
  • Perkins, Frances
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women cabinet officers
  • Women social reformers
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Cabinet officers
  • Social reformers
  • Social security
  • Women cabinet officers
  • Women social reformers
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Cabinet officers
  • Reformers
  • Cabinet officers
  • Employees
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Social reformers
  • Women cabinet officers
  • Women social reformers
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Thanks to Frances Perkins : fighter for workers' rights, written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781682631362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1139626366
  • 1976121
  • (OCoLC)on1139626366
Label
Thanks to Frances Perkins : fighter for workers' rights, written by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Kristy Caldwell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781682631362
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1139626366
  • 1976121
  • (OCoLC)on1139626366

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