FIRST LADIES A Select Bibliography

I own the titles that are starred

American First Ladies: Their Lives and Their Legacy. Edited by Lewis L. Gould. New York: Garland, 1996.

Anderson, Alice E. Behind Ever Successful President: The Hidden Power and Influence of America's First Ladies. New York: Shapolsky, 1992.

*Anthony, Carl Sferrazza. First Ladies: The Sage of the President's Wives and Their Power, 2 volumes. New York: W. Morrow, 1990-1991.

Bauer, Stephen. At Ease in the White House: The Uninhibited Memoirs of a Presidential Social Aide. New York: Carol, 1991.

*Barzman, Sol. The First Ladies. New York: Cowles, 1970.

*Boller, Paul F. Presidential Wives. New York: Oxford University, 1988.

Bryant, Traphes. Dog Days at the White House: The Outrageous Memoirs of the Presidential Kennel Keeper. New York: Macmillan, 1975.

*Caroli, Betty Boyd. First Ladies. New York: Oxford University, 1987.

Fields, Alonzo. My 21 Years in the White House. New York: Coward-McCann, 1961.

Furman, Bess. White House Profile: A Social History of the White House, Its Occupants, and Its Festivities. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1951.

Garvey, Barbara Oney. "A Rhetorical-Humanistic Analysis of the Relationship Between First Ladies and the Way Women Find a Place in Society. Thesis (Ph.D)--Ohio State University, 1978.

Gutin, Myra Greenberg. "The President's Partner: The First Lady as Public Communicator, 1920-1976. Thesis (Ph.D.)--Universty of Michigan, 1983.

Hay, Peter. All the Presidents' Ladies: Anecdotes of the Women Behind the Men in the White House. New York: Viking, 1988.

Healy, Diana Dixon. America's First Ladies: Private Lives of the Presidential Wives. New York: Atheneum, 1988.

*Klapthor, Margaret. The Dresses of the First Ladies of the White House as Exhibited in the United States National Museum. Washington, DC: Smithsonian, 1952.

Langford, Laura C. The Ladies of the White House: Or, In the Home of the Presidents. Philadelphia: Bradley, 1981.

McConnell, Jane and Burt. Our First Ladies, from Martha Washington to Pat Ryan Nixon. New York: Crowell, 1969

Means, Marianne. The Woman in the White House: The Lives, Times, and Influence of Twelve Notable First Ladies. New York: Random House, 1961.

Parks, Lillian R. My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House. New York: Fleet, 1961.

Rosebush, James S. First Lady, Public Wife: A Behind-the-Scenes History of the Evolving Role of First Ladies in American Political Life. Lanham, MD: Madison, 1987.

Sadler, Christine. America's First Ladies. New York: Macfadden-Bartell, 1963.

Smithsonian Institution. The First Ladies Hall. Washington, 1963.

Truett, Randle Bond. The First Ladies in Fashion. New York: Hastings House, 1954.

*Truman, Margaret. First Ladies. New York: Random House, 1995.

Waldrup, Carole Chandler. Presidents' Wives: The Lives of 44 American women of Strength. Jefferson, NC: MaFarland, 1989.

*West, J. B. Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies. New York: Coward, McCann, and Geoghegan, 1973.

Whitton, Mary Ormsbee. First First Ladies, 1789-1865 A Study of the Wives of the Early Presidents. New York: Hastings House, 1948.