Good Read | The First Celebrity First Lady: Frances Cleveland

by F. Miller [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by F. Miller [public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"The First Celebrity First Lady: Frances Cleveland":

American girls facing life’s dilemmas wondered, What would Mrs. Cleveland do?
Frank irked elitists with Saturday receptions for working women unavailable on weekdays. She remembered White House servants’ birthdays. She played with tots at the Colored Orphans Christmas party. She dedicated a home for factory girls, encouraging “struggling girls and working people of the entire country.”
The women delighted that Frances “should come to them and, for the moment, be one of them.”

Read S.J. Ackerman's full article at The Washington Post here…