Beginning an ‘Extraordinary Opportunity’: Eleanor Roosevelt, Molly Dewson, and the expansion of women's boundaries in the Democratic Party, 1924–1934

@article{McGuire2014BeginningA,
  title={Beginning an ‘Extraordinary Opportunity’: Eleanor Roosevelt, Molly Dewson, and the expansion of women's boundaries in the Democratic Party, 1924–1934},
  author={John McGuire},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={922 - 937}
}
  • John McGuire
  • Published 14 October 2014
  • History, Sociology, Political Science
  • Women's History Review
This article contributes to recent reinterpretations of women's participation in the United States' political system in the 1920s and 1930s by arguing that the years 1924 through 1934 demonstrated an expansion of female boundaries in the Democratic Party. Eleanor Roosevelt became the first agent in this process through her involvement in both the New York State Democratic Party and in social justice feminism. Her protégée, Molly Dewson, continued the expansion as the first full-time director of… 
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University of Minnesota Final Project. Spring 2018. Degree: Master of Liberal Studies. Advisor: Sarah Chambers.

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