The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt - Chapter 14-16 Summary & Analysis

Blanche Wiesen Cook
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Chapter 14-16 Summary and Analysis

The Roosevelts were not in public office in the 1921-27 period. In 1925, Franklin became a partner in a law firm which became Roosevelt and O'Conner. He could walk with the aid of braces and crutches and could still drive a specially equipped car. He and Eleanor helped form enterprises which would promote employment, such as the furniture factory with Nancy Cook and Marion Dickerman. This venture survived the early years of the depression and then was closed. Eleanor even taught for a while at the Todhunter School. She continued to teach even after Franklin became governor.

Chapter Fifteen opens with Franklin taking Elliott with him to Houston for the Democratic Convention in Spring of 1928. Alfred E. Smith was nominated for President. Franklin sends Louis Howe as his representative during the campaign. Eleanor was also working for the Democratic Party. Her youngest son was...

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