National First Ladies' Library

Welcome to the National First Ladies' Library
Bi-Annual Symposium

“ From Front Porch to Webcast: The History and Impact of Spouses in Political Campaigns ” A Symposium

May 17th, 2008

Registration Deadline is May 2, 2008

Registrant Information:  All mailings concerning the Symposium will be sent to you at the address provided below:    

You may also register online at

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Full Conference - $325
OMorning only - $150
OAfternoon only - $165

NOTE:--Participants MAY NOT purchase two ½ day tickets! An individual may only purchase either morning session or afternoon session or full session. No exceptions.

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I am interested in reserving a copy of the following books by panelists for purchase (charges will be billed upon receipt of books at conference):

Eleanor Clift
Madam President: Shattering the Last Glass Ceiling, 2000
Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment, 2003
War Without Bloodshed: The Art of Politics, 1996

Mary Finch Hoyt
O East Wing: Politics, the Press and a First Lady, 2001
OThundering Sky     

Evan Cornog
OThe Power and the Story: How the Crafted Presidential Narrative Has Determined Political Success from George Washington to George W. Bush, 2004
OHats in the Ring: An Illustrated History of American Presidential Campaigns, 2000
OThe Birth of Empire: DeWitt Clinton and the American Experience, 1769-1828, 1998

Connie Schultz
O And His Lovely Wife: A Memoir From the Woman Beside the Man, 2007
O Life Happens and Other Unavoidable Truths, 2006

Karen Tumulty
ONewt: Inside the Revolution, 1995

Dianna Bystrom
O Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics, 2005


Registration fee for the full conference is $325 per person.   This fee includes: the Welcome reception and tour of the Ida Saxton McKinley Home with panelists and keynote speaker on Friday evening, May 16th; continental McKinley breakfast; luncheon with keynote and panelists in the Education & Research Center exhibit hall; admittance to morning & afternoon panel sessions, keynote speaker address and book signing.

Registration fee for the morning session only is $150 per person.  This fee includes: continental McKinley breakfast and morning panel session in the Education & Research Center. This fee DOES NOT include the luncheon or Welcome reception.

Registration fee for the keynote address & afternoon session only is $165 per person.  This fee includes: the keynote address, the afternoon panel session and book signing.  This fee DOES NOT include the luncheon or Welcome reception.

Three Ways to Register

By Mail

Send your completed registration form with payment to: Martha Regula, Research Library Director, National First Ladies’ Library, 205 Market Ave. S.,  Canton, Ohio 44702.

By Fax

If you pay with a credit card, you may fax your completed registration form 24 hours a day by dialing: 330-445-2008. You must include your credit card number, 3 digit code number from back of card and expiration date. Send to attention of Martha Regula, Research Library Director.

If you pay with a credit card, you can complete the on-line registration form located at:


Include full payment with your registration.  Make checks payable to the National First Ladies’ Library or charge your VISA or MasterCard.


The National First Ladies’ Library will e-mail or mail a registration confirmation to all registered attendees.  If you do not receive a confirmation within three weeks, please call: 330.452.0876  ext. 303.

Refunds and Cancellations

Substitutions are welcome at any time.  Otherwise, registration cancellations must be made in writing, email or fax and must be dated/postmarked by May 2, 2008.  No phone cancellations will be accepted.  Cancellations will result in a full refund less a $25 processing fee.  No refunds for cancellations after May 2, 2008.  Refunds will be processed after the symposium.


The McKinley Grand Hotel, across the street from the National First Ladies’ Library, is offering a special room rate of $73 single/double occupancy, not including 12% tax. Call the hotel directly at 1-330-454-5000 and mention the symposium. Reservations at this rate will be accepted until May 1, 2008.