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The first ladies of the United States of America

Author: Allida M Black; Michelle Obama; White House Historical Association.; C-SPAN (Television network)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : White House Historical Association, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 13th edView all editions and formats
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"This special edition was produced to accompany C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, an original series exploring America's first ladies, their lives, the times in which they lived, and their effect on the country. The book not only provides a special perspective on national life, but also offers a considered insight into the lives of notable women. The first ladies are brought to life with portraits drawn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allida M Black; Michelle Obama; White House Historical Association.; C-SPAN (Television network)
ISBN: 9781931917230 193191723X
OCLC Number: 833198947
Notes: "With contributions from Edith Mayo, William Seale, Richard Norton Smith, Rosalyn Terborg-Penn"--Jacket.
Description: 98 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Michelle Obama --
Introduction by Richard Norton Smith --
Martha Dandridge Washington --
Abigail Smith Adams --
Martha Wayles Jefferson --
Dolley Payne Madison --
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe --
Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams --
Rachel Donelson Jackson --
Hannah Hoes Van Buren --
Anna Symmes Harrison --
Letitia Christian Tyler --
Julia Gardiner Tyler --
Sarah Childress Polk --
Margaret Smith Taylor --
Abigail Powers Fillmore --
Jane Appleton Pierce --
Harriet Lane --
Mary Todd Lincoln --
Eliza McCardle Johnson --
Julia Dent Grant --
Lucy Webb Hayes --
Lucretia Rudolph Garfield --
Ellen Herndon Arthur --
Frances Folsom Cleveland --
Carolina Lavinia Harrison --
Ida Saxton McKinley --
Edith Carow Roosevelt --
Helen Harron Taft --
Ellen Louise Axson Wilson --
Edith Bolling Wilson --
Florence Kling Harding --
Grace Goodhue Coolidge --
Lou Henry Hoover --
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt --
Elizbeth (Bess) Wallace Truman --
Mamie Doud Eisenhower --
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy --
Claudia Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson --
Patricia Ryan Nixon --
Elizabeth Bloomer Ford --
Rosalynn Smith Carter --
Nancy Davis Reagan --
Barbara Pierce Bush --
Hillary Rodham Clinton --
Laura Welch Bush --
Michelle Obama.
Other Titles: First ladies (Television program)
Responsibility: by Allida Black ; foreword by Michelle Obama ; introduction by Richard Norton Smith.
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"This special edition was produced to accompany C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, an original series exploring America's first ladies, their lives, the times in which they lived, and their effect on the country. The book not only provides a special perspective on national life, but also offers a considered insight into the lives of notable women. The first ladies are brought to life with portraits drawn from the White House collection, as well as public and private collections, by such artists as Gilbert Stuart, Henry Inman, Howard Chandler Christy, and photographer Mathew Brady."--Jacket.

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