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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884–November 7, 1962) got a pistol license … at the age of 72. But perhaps even more notable than the document itself is that it listed her as a self-employed writer and lecturer – not bad for a woman in 1957 (though being former First Lady, of course, helps).
For another little-known side of the beloved icon’s life, her controversial, gorgeous love letters to Lorena Hickok.
(via Josh Clark)

explore-blog:

Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884–November 7, 1962) got a pistol license … at the age of 72. But perhaps even more notable than the document itself is that it listed her as a self-employed writer and lecturer – not bad for a woman in 1957 (though being former First Lady, of course, helps).

For another little-known side of the beloved icon’s life, her controversial, gorgeous love letters to Lorena Hickok.

(via Josh Clark)