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The first ladies of the United States of America

by Allida M. Black

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Published by White House Historical Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Biography,
  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- Portraits

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Allida Black ; foreword by Michelle Obama.
    GenreBiography, Portraits
    ContributionsObama, Michelle, 1964-, Klapthor, Margaret Brown., White House Historical Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176.2 .K48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24013003M
    ISBN 101931917051
    ISBN 109781931917056
    LC Control Number2008943810

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