Beasley, Maurine H. Eleanor Roosevelt and the Media: A Public Quest for Self Fulfillment. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Black, Allida M. Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

---. ed. Courage in a Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

---. ed. What I Hope to Leave Behind: The Essential Essays of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Carlson Publishing, 1995.

Boylan, Anne M. The Origins of Women's Activism: New York and Boston, 1797-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Burrell, Barbara. Public Opinion, The First Ladyship, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. New York: Routlege, 2001.

Caroli, Betty Boyd. First Ladies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt, 2 vols. New York: Penguin, 1999.

Eksterowicz , Anthony J., and Robert P. Watson. "Treatment of First Ladies in American Government and Presidency Textbooks: Overlooked, Yet Influential, Voices." PS: Political

Science and Politics 33 (2000): 589-595.

Embridge, David, ed. My Day: The Best of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962. New York: Da Capo Press, 2001.  
Evans, Sara M. Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America. New York: Free Press, 1989.
Feinberg, Barbara Silberdick.  Eleanor Roosevelt, A Very Special Lady. Brookfield, MA: The Millbrook Press, 2003. 

Friedman, Lawrence J. and Mark D. McGarvie, eds. Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Homefront in World War II. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.

Gutin, Myra. The President’s Partner: The First Lady in the Twentieth Century. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Hareven, Tamara K. Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Conscience. Chicago, IL: Quadrangle Books, 1968.

Kerber, Linda K., Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1980.

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Mattern, Joanne. Eleanor Roosevelt, More Than a First Lady.  New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003. 

Matthews, Jean V. The Rise of the New Woman: The Women's Movement in America, 1875-1930. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 2003.

Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship. New York: Norton, 1971.

Parry-Giles, Shawn J. and Diana M. Blair, "The Rise of the Rhetorical First Lady: Politics, Gender Ideology, and Women's Voice, 1789-2002" Rhetoric and Public Affairs 5 (2002): 565-599.

Pickering, Jean and Suzanne Kehde, eds. Narratives of Nostalgia, Gender, and Nationalism. New York: New York University Press, 1997), 85.

Roosevelt, Eleanor. The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Da Capo Press, 1992.

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Scharf, Lois. First Lady of American Liberalism. Boston, MA: Twayne Publishers, 1987.

Sharistanian, Janet, ed. Gender, Ideology, and Action: Historical Perspectives on Women's Public Lives. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.

Thomas, Mary Martha. The New Woman in Alabama: Social Reforms and Suffrage, 1890-1920. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1992.

Wertheimer, Molly Meijer, ed. Inventing a Voice: The Rhetoric of American First Ladies of the Twentieth Century, ed. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2004.

Zagarri, Rosemarie, "Morals, Manners, and the Republican Mother." American Quarterly 2

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Audio-Visual Materials


de la Pena, Nonny. Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties. New York: Disinformation, 2004. Video Recording.

Kaplan, Richard. The Eleanor Roosevelt Story. New York: Kino Video, 1965. Video Recording.

Rasky, Harry. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Restless Spirit.  New York: A&E Home Video, 1994. Video Recording.

Roosevelt, Eleanor. Women in Office: Radio Broadcast with Eleanor Roosevelt. FDR Presidential Library. Compact Disc.

Williams, Sue. Eleanor Roosevelt: American Experience. Boston, MA: WGBH Boston and PBS, 2005. Video Recording.


On-Line Resources


A & E Video. "First Ladies: Political Role and Public Image," http://www.aetv.com/class/firstladies/index.jsp.

"American Civil Liberties Union." American Civil Liberties Union, http://www.aclu.org/

American Experience. "Eleanor Roosevelt," PBS, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eleanor/index.html

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. "Eleanor Roosevelt: 'First Lady of the World,'" http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/erbio.html

National First Ladies' Library, "Welcome to the National First Ladies' Library," http://www.firstladies.org/.

"National Constitution Center." National Constitution Center,  http://www.constitutioncenter.org/.

National Park Service Department of the Interior. "Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site," http://www.nps.gov/archive/elro/teaching.htm.

"The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project." The George Washington University, http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/

"The Roosevelt Institution: The Nation's First Student Think Tank." The Roosevelt Institution, http://rooseveltinstitution.org/.

The White House. "Anna Eleanor Roosevelt," http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/ar32.html.