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).
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.