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The first ladies

Author: Margaret Brown Klapthor; Allida M Black; White House Historical Association.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : White House Historical Association, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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The First Ladies profiles the many courageous women, from Martha Washington to Laura Welch Bush, who have served the presidency and the Nation and maintained one of the most appealing traditions of the White House - hospitality. Each woman profiled in this book has a unique story and an important place in history. This book describes the fascinating stories of how the first ladies served as advocates and volunteers.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Portraits
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Brown Klapthor; Allida M Black; White House Historical Association.
ISBN: 0912308842 9780912308845 0912308834 9780912308838
OCLC Number: 48587741
Description: 95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Martha Dandridge Custis Washington --
Abigail Smith Adams --
Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson --
Dolley Payne Todd Madison --
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe --
Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams --
Rachel Donelson Jackson --
Hannah Hoes Van Buren --
Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison --
Letitia Christian Tyler --
Julia Gardiner Tyler --
Sarah Childress Polk --
Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor --
Abigail Powers Fillmore --
Jane Means Appleton Pierce --
Harriet Lane --
Mary Todd Lincoln --
Eliza McCardle Johnson --
Julia Dent Grant --
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes --
Lucretia Rudolph Garfield --
Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur --
Frances Folsom Cleveland --
Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison --
Ida Saxton McKinley --
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt --
Helen Heron Taft --
Ellen Louise Axson Wilson --
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson --
Florence Kling Harding --
Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge --
Lou Henry Hoover --
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt --
Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman --
Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower --
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis --
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.
Responsibility: by Margaret Brown Klapthor ; contributing author, Allida M. Black.
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The First Ladies profiles the many courageous women, from Martha Washington to Laura Welch Bush, who have served the presidency and the Nation and maintained one of the most appealing traditions of the White House - hospitality. Each woman profiled in this book has a unique story and an important place in history. This book describes the fascinating stories of how the first ladies served as advocates and volunteers. It also offers remarkable portraits of the first ladies, which were drawn from the White House collection.

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