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Eleanor Roosevelt in 1898. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945. She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and became an advocate for civil rights. After her husband's death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an international author, speaker, politician, and activist for the New Deal coalition. She worked to enhance the status of working women, although she opposed the Equal Rights Amendment because she believed it would adversely affect women.
Eleanor Roosevelt. One of the most outspoken and prominent First Ladies. Mrs. Roosevelt took a larger role in the politics of the presidency than First Ladies before her had. She was known for taking public stances on the rights of women and children and stood against racial discrimination. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." -Eleanor Roosevelt