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Dixon, New Mexico July 26, 2013

If you missed the Taos or Santa Fe performance, you have another chance to see the theatrical tribute to Frances Perkins. The play takes the audience on a journey with Frances Perkins as she becomes one of the most influential … Continue reading

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The Cost of A Five Dollar Dress

From the Frances Perkins Center Newsletter “If your clothes budget has been cut down and you buy bargain dresses, it is only fair you should know who pays part of your bill – the women who made the dress.” As … Continue reading

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Frances Perkins & Santa Fe Radio Cafe with Mary-Charlotte

Performances of If A Door Opens at Teatro Paraguas in Santa Fe are May 17-19. For more information click on the Tours tab.  I have the privilege of  being a guest on the Santa Fe Radio Cafe with host Mary-Charlotte … Continue reading

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Frances Perkins: Today is Her Birthday!

Today is the birthday of Fannie Coralie Perkins (aka Frances Perkins). She was born April 10, 1880. That means she was an Aires. Aires are leaders, the first to get things going, and insurmountable odds don’t bother them. They are … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the 15th Amendment

Today, March 30, is the anniversary of the ratification of the 15th Amendment. On March 30, 1870 African-American men were granted the right to vote. The amendment reads, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Frances Perkins

March is Women’s History Month. March 3 was the 100th anniversary of suffragists’ march on Washington. Before women had the right to vote, Frances Perkins worked tirelessly as a New York Consumer’s League lobbyist. She was instrumental in getting New … Continue reading

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Frances Perkins returns to Texas

Angelo Civic Theatre in San Angelo, Texas  has booked If A Door Opens for June 7 and possibly June 8. Thanks to Linda Shoemaker and Liz Starnes for making this happen. Check out their website, angelocivictheatre.com.

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