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).
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.