Bibliography: Garfield, Lucretia
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TitleAuthorYearPublisher/PublicationNotes
The Miller Center Website: Lucretia Garfield  University of Virginia: The Miller Center WebsiteThis short biographical sketch of Lucretia Garfield is located on The Miller Center website. The Miller Center is devoted to facilitating an increased comprehension of the presidency. The biography can be found here: http://millercenter.org/president/garfield/essays/firstlady
American National BiographyCarnes, Mark C., and John A. Garraty, eds.1999New York: Oxford University PressThe American National Biography was originally published in 24 volumes. It is updated semi-annually. The print edition contains biographies of Americans who died before 1955. The on-line, subscription version contains those who died after 1955.
* America’s First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White HouseAnthony, Carl Sferrazza2000New York: Touchstone 
America’s First Ladies: Ohio Library was Established in 1997 in Their HonorWadley, Carma2007Deseret Morning News 19 February 2007Article celebrates the tenth anniversary of the National First Ladies Library and includes a quiz on the subject of First Ladies.
Arabella Mason Rudolph, Her Ancestry, Life and CharacterHinsdale, B.A.1879Cleveland: J.B. SavageStory of Mrs. Garfield’s mother.
The Biography Channel Website: Lucretia Garfield    : BiographyA page of the Biography Channel website providing a bit of information regarding Lucretia Garfield. The web page can be found here: http://www.biography.com/people/lucretia-garfield-9306674
* A Biography of James A. GarfieldLossing, Benson John1882New York: H.S. Goodspeed & Company 
* The Garfield Orbit: The Life of President James A. GarfieldLeech, Margaret and Harry J. Brown1978New York: Harper and Row 
Celebrating Women: History, Biographies, and MuseumsByerly, Greg, and Carolyn Brodie2005Library Media Activities Monthly April 2005Reviews of websites containing information about the First Ladies, including the National First Ladies Library.
* Children In the White HouseSadler, Christine1967New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons 
Congress Clears Dollar Coin BillHiga, Liriel2005CQ Weekly 26 December 2005House of Representatives passes bill which would allow the Treasury to mint $10 coins with images of First Ladies.
* Crete and James: Personal Letters of Lucretia and James GarfieldShaw, John, ed.1994Lansing: Michigan State University PressThis work, although not strictly a biography of Lucretia Garfield, is the most complete account of her life, as told through her correspondence with her husband.
Dear First Lady: Letters to the White HouseYoung, Dwight, and Margaret Johnson, eds.2008Washington, D.C.: National Geographic SocietyReproductions of letters from the Library of Congress and the National Archives to and from First Ladies, with annotations explaining the nature of the correspondence and the historical contexts within which each epistle was written.
Dictionary of American Biography 1980New York: ScribnerThe venerable Dictionary of American Biography was first published in twenty volumes between 1927 and 1936. Ten subsequent volumes were published, and the most recent, edited by historian Kenneth Jackson and published by Scribner, includes Americans who died before the year 1980. The First Ladies are included.
Dinner at the White House: President Entertains Duke of the Abruzzi and Other Foreign Visitors 1907New York Times 12 May 1907Mrs. Garfield was present at the dinner.
The Encyclopedia Britannica Website: Lucretia Garfield    : Encyclopedia BritannicaAn entry on the Encyclopedia Britannica website that provides a short biographical sketch of Lucretia Garfield and external links for further information. The entry can be found here: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/710788/Lucretia-Garfield
First LadiesSchneider, Dorothy, and Carl J. Schneider2010New York: Facts On FileUpdated edition.
* The First LadiesKlapthor, Margaret Brown1989Washington, D.C.: White House Historical AssociationFor readers grades 6 and above.
* The First LadiesBarzman, Sol1970New York: Cowles 
* First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Barbara BushDeCesare, Linda1990New York: Random House 
First Ladies: From Martha Washington to Michelle Obama Caroli, Betty Boyd2009New York: Oxford University PressUpdated, fourth edition of Caroli's classic analysis of the successes, failings, and personalities of the 41 women who served as first ladies.
* First Ladies: The Saga of the Presidents’ Wives and Their Power, 1789-1961, Vol. 1Anthony, Carl Sferrazza1990New York: Morrow 
* First Ladies: Women Who Called the White House HomeGormley, Beatrice1997New York: ScholasticFor readers grades 4-6.
First Ladies: A Profile of America's First Ladies; Michelle Obama to Martha WashingtonVander Pol, Stacie, ed.2009Seattle, WA: Pacific Publishing StudioProfiles of each First Lady; themes include sacrifices made and benefits gained.
First Ladies and the Press: Looking AheadBeasley, Maurine H.2006Media Report to Women Winter 2006Details how First Ladies have been represented by the media.
First Ladies: Influence & Image: Lucretia Garfield    : CSPANA page of the First Ladies Influence & Image website containing videos and information that pertains to Lucretia Garfield. The webpage can be found here: http://firstladies.c-span.org/FirstLady/22/Lucretia-Garfield.aspx
A First Ladies’ ManHallett, Vicky2005U. S. News and World Report 1 August 2005Interview with Cormac O’Brien, author of The Secret Lives of the First Ladies.
First Ladies of the White HouseBrooks, Gertrude Zeth1969Chicago: Chas. HallbergBrief biographies accompany the official portraits or photographs of each first lady, except Margaret Taylor, for whom one does not exist. Also reproduced are official portraits of the presidents and photographs of one dress worn by each of the first ladies.
The First Lady: A Site of 'American Womanhood'Anderson, Karrin Vasby2004Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century 2004Vasby's essay can be found in Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century, ed. Molly Meijer Wertheimer (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004).
* From Lady Washington to Mrs. ClevelandGordon, Lydia L.1889Boston: Lee and Shepherd 
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