Bibliography: Truman, Bess
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TitleAuthorYearPublisher/PublicationNotes
10-Foot Tree Ready for Truman’s Home 1947New York Times 22 December 1947 
1,300 Letters of Truman’s Made PublicMcDowell, Edwin1983New York Times 14 March 1983 
24,000 Pages of Bess Truman's Family Papers Are Released 2009New York Times 15 February 2009In honor of the 124th anniversary of Bess Truman's birth, the Harry S Truman Library and Museum opened a vast number of documents pertaining to the life of the First Lady.
3 Trumans Go to Polls 1948New York Times 3 November 1948 
All The President’s WomenRobertson, Rebecca2005ARTnews December 2005Coverage of a photography exhibition called “First Ladies” by Jean-Pierre Khazem at Sperone Westwater in New York.
American First LadiesWatson, Robert P., ed.2006Pasadena, CA: Salem Press 
* America’s First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White HouseAnthony, Carl Sferrazza2000New York: Touchstone 
* America’s First LadiesHealy, Diana Dixon1988New York: Atheneum 
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.
* America’s First Ladies: Their Uncommon Wisdom, from Martha Washington to Laura BushAdler, Bill2002Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publishers 
* America’s Most Influential First LadiesAnthony, Carl Sferrazza1992Minneapolis: Oliver PressFor readers grades 5-7.
Athletics Win in 11th 1947New York Times 11 March 1947The First Lady attended the baseball game.
Behind Mrs. Truman’s Social Curtain: No Comment 1947Newsweek 10 November 1947 
* Bess and Harry: An American Love StoryRobbins, Jhan1980New York: Putnam’sAn excellent and detailed overview of Mrs. Truman’s public activities written by a journalist.
Bess and Julia: Ladies from MissouriClancy, Jane2000Classic American Homes October/November 2000 
The Bess CollectionMissouri The Junior Service League of Independence 1995Memphis: Wimmer CookbooksA cookbook with information and photographs about the First Lady.
Bess, Mamie and Lady Bird: The Story of Three Former First Ladies, Now WidowsSchreiber, Flora R., and Stuart Long1974Modern Maturity February-March 1974 
* Bess TrumanTruman, Margaret1986New York: Macmillan 
Bess TrumanFrey, Raymond2002The Presidential Companion 2002Raymond Frey's article can be found in The Presidential Companion: Readings on the First Ladies, Robert P. Watson and Anthony J. Eksterowicz, eds.
Bess Truman: The Woman Behind the PresidentMattson, Jennifer2000Northwest Missouri State University:  
Bess Truman Called Seriously Ill, With Pneumonia In Both Lungs 1981New York Times 13 May 1981 
Bess Truman Celebrates 97th Birthday 1982New York Times 14 February 1982 
Bess Truman Enters Hospital 1980New York Times 31 December 1980 
Bess Truman Enters Hospital After Stroke 1981New York Times 28 September 1981 
Bess Truman Fights Fever 1981New York Times 4 October 1981 
Bess Truman Has Hip Fracture And Is Hospitalized in Missouri 1981New York Times 7 May 1981 
Bess Truman Home 1981New York Times 10 October 1981 
Bess Truman Hospitalized 1982New York Times 2 August 1982 
Bess Truman Is 92 Today 1977New York Times 13 February 1977 
Bess Truman is 97Krebs, Alibin, and Robert McG. Thomas, Jr.1982New York Times 13 February 1982 
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