Pictured left to right, Helen Turula, Irvin Kuenzli (President of the National Federation of Women Teachers), Mrs. Lettisha (national vice president) and Florence Rood with the original application for the charter of the St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers. Printed in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 10, 1943.
Florence Rood was one of the first Minnesota women activists in the Farmer Labor movement. She worked to improve the treatment of teachers and was active in their local and national organizations. Many of the successful struggles in which she participated informed the public of the importance of education and laid the groundwork for improved working conditions for educators.