• Ella Stratman as Eleanor Roosevelt, League leader

    My 10-year-old daughter likes to dress up like Eleanor Roosevelt. That might be overstating it a bit. Recently, she had to dress up as Eleanor Roosevelt as part of a school project. Her classmates portrayed other notables, including Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth and Helen Keller.

  • In the 1920s, Eleanor Roosevelt served as vice president for legislative affairs at the League, monitoring federal legislation and hearings in Congress. Watch this short video about how Eleanor's membership¬†changed the League -- and how the League changed her.