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The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association : 150 years of restoring George Washington's home

Author: Stephen A McLeodCarol Borchert CadouMary V ThompsonDennis J PogueEmily D ShapiroAll authors
Publisher: Mount Vernon, Va. : Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A McLeod; Carol Borchert Cadou; Mary V Thompson; Dennis J Pogue; Emily D Shapiro; Laura B Simo; J Dean Norton; Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union.
ISBN: 0931917433 9780931917431
OCLC Number: 444874746
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Cokie Roberts --
Visiting Mount Vernon, 1860-2010 / Stephen A. McLeod --
The vice regents : "ladies, the home of Washington is in your charge!" / Stephen A. McLeod --
The regents : "sister laborers --
whose hearts have been --
single unto their patriotic work" / Stephen A. McLeod and Mary V. Thompson --
The early years of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association : "a mite from their hard earnings cheerfully given" / Mary V. Thompson --
Years of preserving and restoring Mount Vernon : "restored as nearly as possible to General Washington's days" / Dennis J. Pogue --
Bringing them home : building the Mount Vernon collection / Emily D. Shapiro and Laura B. Simo --
In pursuit of authenticity : furnishing George Washington's Mount Vernon, 1860-2010 / Carol Borchert Cadou --
Restoring the gardens and landscapes at Mount Vernon: "Let one spot in this grand country of ours be saved from 'change!'" / J. Dean Norton.
Responsibility: essays and contributions by Carol Borchert Cadou, Stephen A. McLeod, Dennis J. Pogue, Emily D. Shapiro, Laura B. Simo, and Mary V. Thompson; edited by Stephen A. McLeod.

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