American first ladies / editor, Robert P. Watson.
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- ISBN: 0893560707 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xix, 439, xi p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
- Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2002.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-439) and index.
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Martha Washington -- Abigail Adams -- Martha Jefferson and Patsy Jefferson Randolph -- Dolley Madison -- Elizabeth Monroe -- Louisa Adams -- Rachel Jackson -- Hannah Van Buren and Angelica Singleton 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 -- Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Laura Bush -- Presidential partners -- White House manager -- Nation's social hostess -- First ladies and social causes -- First ladies and presidential campaigns -- First ladies and policy issues -- First ladies and legislative activism -- Family life in the White House -- Other White House hostesses.
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- School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2002 May
Gr 8 Up-Organization is one of the strong points of this resource containing 44 biographical essays. From Martha Washington to Laura Bush, each entry begins with important dates and a brief overview of the subject's life or impact while separate sections cover "Early Life," "Marriage and Family," "Presidency and First Ladyship," and "Legacy." These sections will allow for quick and easy access of facts and be useful for comparative studies. The engaging entries describe how each woman's personality shaped the role. Additionally, readers will learn how the issues of the period and changing expectations contributed to the evolution of this position. Boxed sidebars contain information about their husbands and anecdotes about each woman. An annotated list of suggested readings follows each article. Black-and-white photographs, drawings, and reproductions add interest. A valuable feature of this book is the inclusion of nine topical essays on aspects of the First Lady's role (as presidential partner, as campaigner, etc.), White House hostesses, and life in the White House. A list of the special interests of these individuals is included in the essay on "First Ladies and Policy Issues, Causes, or Charities." An extensive bibliography and a list of libraries, museums, historic sites, and Web sites are also provided. A useful tool for students researching these women.-Lana Miles, Duchesne Academy, Houston, TX RESOURCE UPDATE Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.