Norma Spector papers, 1947-2009.
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Andreas Georgios Papandreou (b. Feb. 5, 1919, Chios, Greece–d. June 23, 1996, Athens, Greece) was a Greek economist, a socialist politician, and a dominant figure in Greek politics. He served three terms as prime minister of Greece....
Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...
Norma Hanan Spector in the late 1940s and early 1950s worked with and for the New York local of the Federation of Greek Maritime Unions (FGMU). She was a kind of Public Relations liaison for the head of the New York FGMU, to seek support of American trade unions and people for the cause of the Greek seamen, which was closely linked with the struggles against the fascist government of Greece. While she was in the FGMU office, a Greek ship put in to the NY port and the ship's crew brought to the u...