Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Papers 1833-1961 (bulk 1925-1961)

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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson Papers 1833-1961 (bulk 1925-1961)

Wife of President Woodrow Wilson. Correspondence, diary notes, drafts of Wilson's autobiography, financial and legal records, family and genealogical material, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating largely to political and social life in Washington, D.C. My Memoir,

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Edith Bolling Galt Wilson was second wife of the 28th President, Woodrow Wilson. She served as First Lady from 1915 to 1921. After the President suffered a severe stroke, she pre-screened all matters of state, functionally running the Executive branch of government for the remainder of Wilson’s second term. “Secret President,” “first woman to run the government” — so legend has labeled a First Lady whose role gained unusual significance when her husband suffered prolonged and disabling illnes...

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Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957

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Grayson, Cary T. (Cary Travers), 1878-1938

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McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941

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Hamlin, Charles, 1861-1938

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Harding, Florence Kling, 1860-1924

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James, Marquis, 1891-1955

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Author. From the description of Papers of Marquis James, 1914-1955 (bulk 1930-1949). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83923437 Biographical Note 1891 Born, Springfield, Mo. 1897 1909 Educated in public schools, Enid, Okla. ...

Jones, Jesse H. (Jesse Holman), 1874-1956

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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Crane, Charles Richard, 1858-1939

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Dodge, Cleveland H. (Cleveland Hoadley), 1860-1926

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Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944

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Lou Henry Hoover served as First Lady from 1929 to 1933 as the wife of the 31st President, Herbert Hoover. An avid Chinese linguist and geology scholar, she was also the first First Lady to make regular nationwide radio broadcasts. Admirably equipped to preside at the White House, Lou Henry Hoover brought to it long experience as wife of a man eminent in public affairs at home and abroad. She had shared his interests since they met in a geology lab at Leland Stanford University. She was a fre...