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Official Birth Announcement Of Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Born this 11 th day of October, 1884 To Father : Elliot Roosevelt Mother : Anna Livingston Hall Roosevelt In New York City, NY Eleanor’s childhood was an unhappy one. Her mother was very beautiful and she wanted her child to be pretty too. Eleanor had big buck teeth and she was often called “Granny” by her mother. This made her feel very ugly and unwanted.
Newspaper article Eleanor Roosevelt helps to pass The Universal Declaration of Human Rights ! On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady of the White House, was one of the delegates to help bring this declaration into law. The Declaration will be used by the United Nations to help establish human rights for all people in all nations. The Declaration arose directly from the results of WWII, and consists of 30 articles, the first one being: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood..” As countries choose to follow the Declaration, Eleanor Roosevelt hopes that we can prevent another world war, and give people hope for a better future.
Eleanor is determined because she set her mind to get the Declaration of Human Rights passed and it was! Eleanor is persistent because she supported her husband and helped him to get strong enough to be elected president! Eleanor is generous because she gave of herself to the poor and homeless people around her. Eleanor is compassionate because she cared for the needs of the less fortunate. Eleanor was a lonely child and was teased constantly about her plain looks. Eleanor was a brave person because she wasn’t afraid to go to the places of war to encourage the soldiers.
Eleanor Roosevelt was very close to her father, who died when she was only 8 years old. She kept his letters until her death, which spoke often of his encouragement to her to do her duty. These letters represents his letters to her, and this picture shows Eleanor with her father before he was taken ill.
Eleanor’s School Portrait-1898 Eleanor at Allenswood School -1900 Eleanor Roosevelt would treasure her school pictures because it was here at Allenswood Finishing School in London, England, that she became more confident and began to think for herself.
A Pencil to write down her husband’s speeches or take notes at a political meeting. Eyeglasses for reading ~ she needed them later on in life as her eyesight became poorer. Letters from her Father, since she missed him and wanted to be brave for him. Money, since she often gave to those less fortunate. A picture of her children, since she was a good mother.
The Language of Literature by McDougall Littell, Pages 87-97 Eleanor Roosevelt by Karen McAuley http://www.udhr.org/history/Biographies/bioer.htm, Eleanor Roosevelt http://www.udhr.org/history/Biographies/bioer.htm https://www.google.com/search?q=Eleanor+Roosevelt+images&hl=en &rls=com.microsoft Google images https://www.google.com/search?q=Eleanor+Roosevelt+images&hl=en &rls=com.microsoft
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