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First Lady Florence Harding : behind the tragedy and controversy

Author: Katherine A S Sibley
Publisher: Lawerence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2009.
Series: Modern first ladies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Turning to primary sources others have overlooked, Sibley challenges the cliches about Florence Harding's time in the national spotlight. She describes her support for racial equality, lobbying for better treatment for veterans and female prisoners and her lifelong interest in preventing animal cruelty.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Sibley, Katherine A. S. (Katherine Amelia Siobhan), 1961-
First Lady Florence Harding.
Lawerence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2009
(OCoLC)653438465
Named Person: Florence Kling Harding; Warren G Harding; Florence Kling Harding; Florence Kling Harding; Warren G Harding; Florence Kling Harding
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine A S Sibley
ISBN: 9780700616497 0700616497
OCLC Number: 281096391
Description: xii, 366 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Early life, marriages, and Ohio politics, 1860-1915 --
Washington life and the presidential campaign, 1915-1921 --
Inaugural year, 1921 --
Defining the job, January-August 1922 --
Crisis and convalescence, September 1922-August 1923 --
Crossing the country, June-August 1923 --
Harding's death and its aftermath, August 1923 --
Widowhood, August 1923-November 1924.
Series Title: Modern first ladies.
Responsibility: Katherine A.S. Sibley.

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Florence Kling Harding has come down through history as one of our most scorned first ladies. This book offers a full treatment of Florence as first lady rather than as mere supporting actress in the  Read more...

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