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American first ladies : their lives and their legacy

Author: Lewis L Gould
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents thirty-nine biographical essays, one for each of the First Ladies of the United States, from Martha Washington to Laura Bush, examining their lives, contributions, and accomplishments in the White House, and looking at the specific ways in which they influenced history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
illustrated books
Illustrated works
Biographies
Ouvrages illustrés
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis L Gould
ISBN: 0415930219 9780415930215 081533401X 9780815334019
OCLC Number: 46538475
Description: xviii, 468 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : The First Lady as symbol and institution --
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1789-1797) / Patricia Brady --
Abigail Smith Adams (1797-1801) / Lynn Hudson Parsons --
Dolley Payne Todd Madison (1809-1817) / Holly Cowan Shulman --
Elizabeth Kortright Monroe (1817-1825) / Julie K. Fix --
Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams (1825-1829) / Lynn Hudson Parsons --
Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison (March 4-April 4, 1841) / Nancy Beck Young --
Letitia Christian Tyler (1841-1842) ; Julia Gardiner Tyler (1844-1845) / Melba Porter Hay --
Sarah Childress Polk (1845-1849) / Jayne Crumpler DeFiore --
Margaret Mackall Smith Taylor (1849-1850) / Thomas H. Appleton, Jr. --
Abigail Powers Fillmore (1850-1853) / Kristin Hoganson --
Jane Means Appleton Pierce (1853-1857) / Debbie Mauldin Cottrell --
Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (1861-1865) / Jean H. Baker --
Eliza McCardle Johnson (1865-1869) / Nancy Beck Young --
Julia Dent Grant (1869-1877) / John T. Simon --
Lucy Ware Webb Hayes (1877-1881) / Olive Hoogenboom --
Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (March 4, 1881-September 19, 1881) / Allen Peskin --
Frances Clara Folsom Cleveland (1886-1889, 1893-1897) / Rebecca Edwards. Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison (1889-1892) / Charles W. Calhoun --
Ida Saxton McKinley (1897-1901) / John J. Leffler --
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (1901-1909) ; Helen Herron Taft (1909-1913) / Stacy A. Cordery --
Ellen Louise Axson Wilson (1913-1914) / Shelley Sallee --
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson (1915-1921) / Lewis L. Gould --
Florence Mabel Kling Harding (1921-1923) / Carl Sferrazza Anthony --
Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge (1923-1929) / Kristie Miller --
Lou Henry Hoover (1929-1933) / Nancy Beck Young --
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1933-1945) / Allida M. Black --
Elizabeth Virginia (Bess) Wallace Truman (1945-1953) / Debbie Mauldin Cottrell --
Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower (1953-1961) / Mark Young --
Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1961-1963) / Betty Boyd Caroli --
Claudia Alta Taylor (Lady Bird) Johnson (1963-1969) / Lewis L. Gould --
Thelma Catherine (Patricia) Ryan Nixon (1969-1974) / Carl Sferrazza Anthony. Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Bloomer Ford (1974-1977) / John Pope --
Nancy (Anne Frances Robbins Davis) Reagan (1981-1989) / James G. Benze, Jr. --
Barbara Pierce Bush (1989-1993) / Myra Gutin --
Hillary Rodham Clinton (1993-2001) ; Laura Welch Bush (2001- ) / Lewis L. Gould.
Responsibility: Lewis L. Gould, editor.
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Containing new or updated material this volume presents thirty-nine interpretative biographical essays on all first ladies, from Martha Washington to America's newest first lady, Laura Bush.  Read more...

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"From Martha Washington to Laura Bush (pre-term), this work includes 39 extensive biographical essays which interpret the changing role of the First Lady in American history. Far greater depth than Read more...

 
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