|My ancestors since the 1600's, with almost no exceptions, were New England farmers. They were all Puritans, and a certain amount of Puritanism has lasted in the family up till the present time. I think that my Puritan background and my New England conscience are to a large extent the cause of my feeling of responsibility for the welfare of everyone in the world and my feeling that it is up to me to do something about it. >>more...>>
Title: Dodge, Alice, Autobiography
Author: Dodge, Alice
Source: FDR Library, Joseph P. Lash Papers
Publisher: Lash Papers, FDRL
- Student Autobiographies
Notes: Written while attending the 1935 Student League for Industrial Democracy Summer Leadership Institute (SLID).