Helene Kravadze Williams papers, 1932-1987.
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Dole, Elizabeth Hanford, 1936-
Mary Elizabeth "Liddy" Alexander Hanford Dole (born July 29, 1936) is an American politician and author who served in the Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush presidential administrations. She also served in the United States Senate from 2003 to 2009. A native of Salisbury, North Carolina and a graduate of Duke University, Harvard University, and Harvard Law School, Elizabeth Hanford moved to Washington, DC after earning her law degree, building a formidable resume over the fol...
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994
First Lady Jacqueline Lee “Jackie” (Bouvier) Kennedy Onassis was a symbol of strength for a traumatized nation after the assassination of one the country’s most energetic political figures, President John F. Kennedy, who served from 1961 to 1963. The inauguration of John F. Kennedy in 1961 brought to the White House and to the heart of the nation a beautiful young wife and the first young children of a President in half a century. She was born Jacqueline Lee Bouvier, daughter of John Verno...
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995
Margaret Chase Smith was born in Skowhegan, Maine, on December 14, 1897. Her entry into politics came through the career of Clyde Smith, the man she married in 1930. Clyde was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1936. Margaret served as his secretary. When Clyde died in 1940, she succeeded her husband. After four terms in the House, she won election to the United States Senate in 1948. In so doing, she became the first woman elected to both houses of Congress. Senator Smi...
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007
Lady Bird Johnson was born Claudia Alta Taylor in Karnack, Texas on December 22, 1912. Her parents were Thomas Jefferson Taylor and Minnie Pattillo Taylor, and she had two older brothers, Tommy and Tony. Her mother died when she was only five years old, and her Aunt Effie Pattillo moved to Karnack to look after her. At an early age, a nursemaid said she was "as purty as a lady bird," and thereafter she became known to her family and friends as Lady Bird. She graduated from Marshall High School i...
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s four terms in office (1933-1945). She was an American politician, diplomat, and activist who later served as a United Nations spokeswoman. A shy, awkward child, starved for recognition and love, Eleanor Roosevelt grew into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged of all creeds, races, and nations. Her constant work to improve their lot made her one of the most loved–...
Hearst, William Randolph, 1908-1993
William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908- ), son of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, Sr., ran the New York Journal American newspaper. From the description of Hearst, William Randolph, Jr., papers, 1942-1946. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64234946 William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was born in New York City, Jan. 27, 1908, to newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and Millicent Willson Hearst. In 1928 he began his career as a reporter and served as an o...
Southeastern University (Washington, D.C.). School of Protocol and Social Poise
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Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993
As the wife of the President Richard Nixon, Thelma Catherine “Pat” Ryan Nixon was First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974. She was an avid supporter of charitable causes and volunteerism. Born Thelma Catherine Ryan on March 16, 1912 in Ely, Nevada, “Pat” Nixon acquired her nickname within hours. Her father, William Ryan, called her his “St. Patrick’s babe in the morn” when he came home from the mines before dawn. Soon the family moved to California and settled on a small truck fa...
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American News Women's Club
The American News Women's Club was founded on April 4, 1932, as the Newspaper Women's Club, with membership limited to women reporters and writers employed by newspapers. Today, the ANWC embraces a diverse group of journalists, independent authors and professional communicators representing newspapers, radio and television stations, publishing companies, Web sites, public relations firms, corporations, academic institutions and government. The broader membership base reflects an evo...
Mrs. Gladstone Williams' School of Protocol
Williams, Helene Kravadze, -1993
Finishing/protocol school owner/operator and newspaper columnist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Helene Kravadze Williams papers, 1932-1987. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70946717 ...
McLean, Evalyn Walsh, 1886-1947
Social leader, of Washington, D.C.. Daughter of Thomas F. Walsh. Married Edward M. McLean in 1907; later divorced. From the description of Papers of Evalyn Walsh McLean, 1874-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131652 ...
Robb, Lynda Bird, 1944-
Lynda Bird Johnson Robb was born on March 19, 1944 in Washington, D.C., the oldest daughter of Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson. She received a B.A. from the University of Texas in 1966, and married Charles Spittal Robb on December 9, 1967. They had three children: Lucinda Desha (b. 1968), Catherine Lewis (b. 1970), and Jennifer Wickliffe (b. 1978). She is a writer and served as writer for McCall's Magazine from 1966 to 1968, contributing editor to Ladies Home Journal from 1968 to 1980, a...
Actress; born Adelaide Leventon; also known as Alla Nazimova. From the description of Nazimova collection, 1877-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82680687 Biographical Note 1879, June 4 Born Adelaide Leventon, Yalta, Russia 1896 Enrolled in the dramatic school of the Philharmonic Socie...