A collection of James Madison’s Papers
The Madison’s Montpelier Estate
The White House Historical Association
The National First Ladies’ Library and Historical Association’s biography of Dolley Madison
The Dolley Madison Project from The Virginia Center for Digital History
Adams, Henry. History of the United States: 1809-1817. Library of America.
Allgor, Catherine. A Perfect Union. New York: Henry Holt and Company, LLC, 2006.
Allgor, Catherine. Parlor Politics. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2000.
Anthony, Carl S. First Ladies. New York, 1990.
Barry, Naomi. “Hello Dolley: On the Trail of the Madisons.” Gourmet Magazine (1989).
Berkin, Carol. Revolutionary Mothers. New York, 2005.
Cutts, Lucia B. Memoirs And Letters of Dolley Madison, Wife Of James Madison, President Of The United States. New York, 1879.
Davis, Richard Beale. Jeffersonian America. San Marino, CA, 1954.
Gerson, Noel B. The Velvet Glove. Nashville, TN, 1975.
Gontar, Cybele Trione. “Madison’s Montpelier.” Antiques (2007).
Hunt-Jones, Conover. Dolley and the “Great Little Madison”. Washington, DC: American Institute of Architects Foundation, 1977.
Jennings, Paul. A Colored Man’s Reminiscences of James Madison. Brooklyn: G.C. Beadle, 1865.
Ketcham, Ralph. James Madison. Charlottesville, VA, 1990.
Ketcham, Ralph. The Madisons of Montpelier. Charlottesville, VA, 2009.
Levy, Leonard. Emergence of a Free Press. Oxford University Press, 1985.
Mayo, Edith P. “Party Politics: The Political Impact of the First Ladies’ Social Role.” The Social Science Journal 37.4 (2000).
Pitch, Anthony, The Burning of Washington. Annapolis, 1998.
Rakove, Jack. James Madison. New York, 2002.
Roberts, Cokie. Ladies of Liberty. New York, 2008.
Shulman, Holly and Mattern, David. The Selected Letters of DM. University of Virginia Press, 2003.
“White House History.” Journal of the White House Historical Association 4 (1998).
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.