compiled by Geri Zabela Eddins


Barber, James, and Amy Pastan. Smithsonian Presidents and First Ladies. New York: DK Publishing, 2002.

Bausum, Ann. Our Country’s First Ladies. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2007.

Grace, Catherine O’Neill. The White House: An Illustrated History. New York: Scholastic, 2003.

Harris, Bill. The First Ladies Fact Book. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2005.

Pastan, Amy. First Ladies. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2001.

Whitcomb, John and Claire. Real Life at the White House: 200 Years of Daily Life at America’s Most Famous Residence. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Online Resources

“Biographies: First Ladies of the United States.” 4 August 2008.

“First Ladies’ Gallery.” 25 February through 11 July 2008.

“Martha Jefferson Randolph.” 4 August 2008.

“The White House Historical Association: Timelines—Technology.” 18 August 2008.

“Meet Michelle.” 16 January 2009.

“Unprecedented challenges await Barack Obama.” 14 January 2009.

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