"Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World" History Comes to Life

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Community Room Cost: $5.00 per person * Pre-registration is required

Actress Sheryl Faye brings Eleanor Roosevelt to life! After suffering through an unhappy childhood, and losing her parents and one of her brothers, she figured out where she fit in and could make a difference. She grew up and became an American politician, the longest-serving First Lady of the United States. She was the first presidential spouse to hold press conferences, write a syndicated newspaper column, and speak at a national convention. She advocated for expanded roles for women in the workplace, the civil rights of African Americans and Asian Americans, and the rights of World War II refugees. She became one of the first delegates to The United Nations. One of the top ten most admired people of the 20th century.

See ALL the "History Comes to Life" events:
Hedy Lamarr January 26
A Search for Justice February 22
"Teddy Roosevelt March 30
Victorian Era America April 27
Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the World May 25