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The Life and Legacy of Frances Perkins -- CANCELED

This course explores in five classes the legacy of Frances Perkins: Her Maine Roots and Early Career; The Woman Behind the New Deal; Perkins in the Eyes of Charles E. Wyzanski, Jr., her Solicitor at the Department of Labor; Jobs, Infrastructure and Art in the New Deal; The Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark, Newcastle, Maine; and a conversation with her grandson, Tomlin Perkins Coggeshall, which includes an overview of the Frances Perkins Homestead National Historic Landmark. Suggested reading: Kirstin Downey, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The life and Legacy of Frances Perkins—Social Security, Unemployment Insurance and the Minimum Wage.


Instructor Michael Chaney is the Executive Director of the Frances Perkins Center, a position he has held since 2014. Guest lecturers include Dr. Christopher Breiseth (FPC board member); Charles M. Wyzanski (FPC board member); Sarah Peskin (FPC Chair); and Tomlin Perkins Coggeshall, grandson of Frances Perkins.

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Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 9:30 AM until Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 11:30 AM
On Zoom.
Zoom link will be sent by email close to the start of the first class.

Additional Info:
Winter 2022
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
You must be an active CSC member to register for this course.
Cancellation Policy:
A member may cancel a course registration up to 3 days prior to the start of class and will receive a course credit that can be used for a future registration. No refunds will be given.
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