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The Smithsonian book of the first ladies : their lives, times, and issues

Author: Edith Mayo
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Lavish presentation describes the lives and eras of the first ladies from Martha Washington through Hillary Rodman Clinton (who wrote the forward). Essays about the issues that were current for these women are in the collection. Biographical sketches give a wonderful insight into each woman's personality. Gives another perspective on the presidency.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Mayo
ISBN: 0805017518 9780805017519
OCLC Number: 30027870
Description: ix, 302 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Martha Washington --
Abigail Adams --
Martha Jefferson --
Dolley Madison --
Elizabeth Monroe --
Louisa Adams --
Rachel Jackson --
Hannah Van Buren --
Anna Harrison --
Letitia Tyler --
Julia Tyler --
Sarah Polk --
Margaret Taylor --
Abigail Fillmore --
Jane Pierce --
Harriet Lane --
Mary Lincoln --
Eliza Johnson --
Julia Grant --
Lucy Hayes --
Lucretia Garfield --
Ellen Arthur --
Frances Cleveland --
Caroline Harrison --
Ida McKinley --
Edith Roosevelt --
Helen Taft --
Ellen Wilson --
Edith Wilson --
Florence Harding --
Grace Coolidge --
Lou Hoover --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Bess Truman --
Mamie Eisenhower --
Jacqueline Kennedy --
Lady Bird Johnson --
Pat Nixon --
Betty Ford --
Rosalynn Carter --
Nancy Reagan --
Barbara Bush --
Hilary Rodham Clinton.
Responsibility: Edith P. Mayo, general editor ; foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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Lavish presentation describes the lives and eras of the first ladies from Martha Washington through Hillary Rodman Clinton (who wrote the forward). Essays about the issues that were current for these women are in the collection. Biographical sketches give a wonderful insight into each woman's personality. Gives another perspective on the presidency.

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