Franklin, Barbara Hackman

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United States Representative in Congress from Washington State, 1959-1971.

From the description of Oral history interview of Catherine May Bedell, circa 1997-2000. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 646343637

Barbara Hackman Franklin (B.A. Penn State, political science, 1962; Harvard School of Business, 1964) joined the Nixon administration tasked with the recruiting of women to high levels of government service. She continued public service under five presidents, becoming U.S. Secretary of Commerce under George H. Bush in 1992. She founded the management firm, Franklin Enterprises.

From the description of Barbara Hackman Franklin papers, 1953-1995. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 245535604

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referencedIn Records, 1976-2005 (inclusive), 1978-2004 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Franklin, Barbara Hackman. Barbara Hackman Franklin papers, 1953-1995. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn "A Few Good Women" oral history collection, 1938-2000 (bulk 1969-2000). Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Women's Economic Round Table. Records, 1976-2005 (inclusive), 1978-2004 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Records of the Project on the Status and Education of Women (Association of American Colleges), (inclusive), (bulk), 1969-1991, 1971-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records, 1966-1979 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Franklin, Barbara Hackman. Oral history interview of Catherine May Bedell, circa 1997-2000. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
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associatedWith Bedell, Catherine May, 1914-2004. person
correspondedWith Project on the Status and Education of Women (Association of American Colleges) person
associatedWith United States. Dept. of Commerce corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Economic Round Table. corporateBody
correspondedWith Women's Equity Action League corporateBody
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Birth 1940-03-19

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