Volume 2: 1949

January-June
On Communists and Civil Liberties
1. If You Ask Me (Excerpt) January 1949
 
On the United Nations and the Cold War
2. My Day 1 January 1949
 
On Cardinal Mindszenty
3. My Day 5 January 1949
4. May Day 18 January 1949
 
On Truman and the "Fair Deal"
5. My Day  12 January 1949
 
Defending Miriam Van Waters
6. My Day  25 January 1949

On Censoring Teachers
7. If You Ask Me (excerpt)  February 1949

On Rent Control and Landlords
8. Eleanor Roosevelt to Warner Bateman  8 February 1949

On Women in the Truman Administration
9. Eleanor Roosevelt to Dean Acheson  8 February 1949

Defending the Declaration, Debating Its Critics, Part I
10. "Freedom and Human Rights"  10 February 1949
11. Eleanor Roosevelt to L. Stauffer Oliver 13 February 1949

On Soviets and the United Nations Charter
12. Eleanor Roosevelt to Margaret Carberry  22 February 1949

Questioning the North Atlantic Pact
13. Eleanor Roosevelt to Dean Acheson  24 February 1949
14. Dean Acheson to Eleanor Roosevelt  15 March 1949

On the United Nations, Human Rights, and the Postwar World
15. Speech at the Phi Beta Kappa Association Founder's
       Day Dinner  25 February 1949

Defending the Declaration, Debating Its Critics, Part II
16. If You Ask Me (excerpt) March 1949

On Sacco and Vanzetti and Cold War "Hysteria"
17. If You Ask Me (excerpt)  April 1949

Defending NATO, Part I
18. Eleanor Roosevelt to Alice Franklin Bryant  6 April 1949

On Freedom of Information
19. Statement for Paris  14 April 1949

On Israel and Arab Resettlement
20. Eleanor Roosevelt to Frank Sakran

On Women, Policy, and Politics
21. Statement to the Women of India and Pakistan  21 April 1949

On Soviet Women Married to Non-Soviet Men
22. Summary Record of the 196th Plenary Meeting of the
       General Assembly (excerpt) 25 April 1949

On Discrimination against American Indians
23. My Day  25 April 1949

Defending NATO, Part II
24. My Day  4 May 1949

The Covenant: Setting the Stage
25. Remarks to the Human Rights Commission  9 May 1949

The Covenant: Federal-State and Non-Self-Executing Articles
26. Memorandum from Durward Sandifer and Jack Tate
      to Dean Acheson  10 May 1949

The Covenant: Measures of Implementation, Pari I
27. Summary Record of the 105th Meeting of
      the Commission on Human Rights  31 May 1949

The Covenant: Debating Its Scope
28. Summary Record of the 124th Meeting of
     the Commission on Human Rights (excerpt)  13 June 1949

The Covenant: Debating the Federal-State and Colonial Clauses
29. Summary Record of the 129th Meeting of 
      the Commission on Human Rights (excerpts)  15 June 1949

The Covenant: Briefing the Administration
30. Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry Truman  21 June 1949
31. Eleanor Roosevelt to Dean Acheson 21 June 1949
32. Dean Acheson to Eleanor Roosevelt  11 July 1949

On Bowles and Housing
33. Eleanor Roosevelt to Chester Bowles  10 May 1949

On Normalizing Diplomatic Relations With Spain, Part I
34. My Day  11 May 1949

Opposing Cardinal Spellman and Federal Aid to Parochial Schools, Part I
35. My Day  23 June 1949
36. Ardys Moran to Eleanor Roosevelt  27 June 1949
37. My Day  8 July 1949

On Hiss and "Hysteria"
38. My Day  28 June 1949

July-December

On Containing Germany

39. Eleanor Roosevelt to Lyall Beggs  8 July 1949

Opposing Spellman, Supporting Lehman
40. Eleanor Roosevelt to Herbert Lehman 11 July 1949

On the Disturbance in Greece
41. Eleanor Roosevelt to Angelo Bitsaxis  14 July 1949

Opposing Cardinal Spellman and Federal Aid to Parochial Schools, Part II
42. Eleanor Roosevelt to J. A. McCauley  14 July 1949
43. Francis Spellman to Eleanor Roosevelt  21 July 1949
44. Eleanor Roosevelt to Francis Spellman  23 July 1949
45. Eleanor Roosevelt to Marilyn Woods  29 July 1949
46. Eleanor Roosevelt to Mary Kay Denk  29 July 1949
47. Harry Truman to Myron Taylor  2 August 1949
48. Eleanor Roosevelt to Betty Hight  15 August 1949

On Discrimination at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing
49. Eleanor Roosevelt to John Snyder  July 1949

On Petitioning the Human Rights Commission
50. Eleanor Roosevelt to Thelma Stevens  15 August 1949

On Archibald MacLeish and "Moral Action"
51. My Day  16 August 1949

On Federal Aid to Public Education
52. My Day  20 August 1949

Assessing Foreign and Domestic Policy
53. Eleanor Roosevelt to L. M. Deemer  29 August 1949

On Paul Robeson and the Peekskill Riots
54. My Day  3 September 1949

On Race Relations, Part I
55. "Discrimination in North as Bad as South,
      Mrs. Roosevelt Says"  8 September 1949

On the ACLU and Civil Liberties
56. My Day  28 September 1949

On the Nation, Censorship, and New York Public Schools
57. Eleanor Roosevelt to Bruce Dodd  2 October 1949

Pearl Buck and American Manners in Japan
58. Eleanor Roosevelt to Teru Mogi  3 October 1949

On Leland Olds and the Federal Power Commission
59. My Day  4 October 1949
60. Harry Truman to Eleanor Roosevelt  5 October 1949

On Lehman, O'Dwyer, and the Election of 1949
61. Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry Truman  6 October 1949
62. Harry Truman to Eleanor Roosevelt  12 October 1949

On Vyshinsky, Yugoslavia, and United Nations Politics
63. My Day  21 October 1949

On the United Nations, the Covenant, and Women
64. Message on United Nations Day  24 October 1949

Assessing Jawaharlal Nehru
65. Eleanor Roosevelt to Esther Lape  27 October 1949

On Normalizing Diplomatic Relations with Spain, Part II
66. Eleanor Roosevelt to Annie Dixon  2 November 1949

On Race Relations, Part II
67. Statement for Race Relations Sunday  November 1949

On Lehman, Dulles, and the Election of 1949
68. Eleanor Roosevelt to Katherine Field  3 November 1949

Calling for a High Commissioner for Refugees
69. Statement to Committee 3 on the Subject of
      Protection of Refugees  4 November 1949
70. "Angry Mrs. Roosevelt Chides Ukranian
      on Floor of U.N."  10 November 1949

On New York Politics and Visiting India
71. Eleanor Roosevelt to Jawaharlal Nehru  8 November 1949

Assessing Race Relations
72. Walter White to Eleanor Roosevelt  11 November 1949
73. Eleanor Roosevelt to Walter White  November 1949

On Self-Help and Community Development
74. Radio Statement for American Friends Service Committee 13 November 1949

On UNICEF and Child Welfare, Part I
75. My Day 21 November 1949

On the Displaced Persons Act
76. Statement of the Citizens Committee
      on Displaced Persons  23 November 1949

On Prayer in the United Nations, Part I
77. Eleanor Roosevelt to Elsie Sly 28 November 1949 

On Fear and American Diplomacy
78. My Day  1 December 1949

Defending Philip Jessup
79. My Day  2 December 1949

On Food Aid to India and Pakistan
80. Eleanor Roosevelt to Leo Finegold  9 December 1949

On Former Nazis and the Rehabilitation of Germany
81. My Day  14 December 1949

On Henry Wallace and the House Un-American Activities Committee
82. Eleanor Roosevelt to Henry Wallace 21 December 1949

On Lillian Smith and Killers of the Dream
83. My Day  28 December 1949