Bibliography: Washington, Martha
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$1,400 For A Letter By Mrs. Washington 1959New York Times 1 November 1959 
200 Years After Emancipation, A Tribute to Washington’s Slaves 2001New York Times 2 January 2001Descendents of the Mount Vernon slaves gather at the plantation.
The Abingdon of Alexander Hunter, et al.Dodge, George1999Arlington Historical Magazine 1999 
Aims To Preserve Washington Will; Purpose of J. P. Morgan Disclosed in Letter Read at D.A.R. Convention 1914New York Times 26 April 1914 
* Aloise. George and Martha Washington at Home in New YorkSiegel, Beatrice and Frank E.1989New York: Four Winds PressFor readers ages 10 and above.
American First LadiesWatson, Robert P., ed.2006Pasadena, CA: Salem Press 
American National BiographyCarnes, Mark C., and John A. Garraty, eds.1999New York: Oxford University PressThe American National Biography was originally published in 24 volumes. It is updated semi-annually. The print edition contains biographies of Americans who died before 1955. The on-line, subscription version contains those who died after 1955.
* American Politics in the Early Republic: The New Nation in CrisisSharp, James Roger1993New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 
* America’s First Families: An Inside View of 200 Years of Private Life in the White HouseAnthony, Carl Sferrazza2000New York: Touchstone 
* America’s First LadiesChaffin, Lillie D., and Miriam Butwin1969Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company 
America’s First Ladies: Ohio Library was Established in 1997 in Their HonorWadley, Carma2007Deseret Morning News 19 February 2007Article celebrates the tenth anniversary of the National First Ladies Library and includes a quiz on the subject of First Ladies.
* America’s First Ladies: Their Uncommon Wisdom, From Martha Washington to Laura BushAdler, Bill2002Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publications 
America’s Story: Madison’s Memorable Wife   Washington, D.C.: Library of CongressA web site sponsored by the Library of Congress providing a biographical sketch of Dolley Madison written for readers in the intermediate and middle grades. This web site can be found here:
AntiquesReif, Rita1976New York Times 13 August 1976Includes information regarding Washington family antiques.
Arty Bostonians Invade Washington: Furor Began Last SpringGamarekian, Barbara1979New York Times 25 September 1979 
Bicentennial Lady: First in the Hearts of Her CountrymenHortin, Mellie Scott1975Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine (109:2) 1975 
The Biography Channel Website: Martha Washington    : Biography A page of the Biography Channel website providing a bit of information regarding Martha Washington. The web page can be found here:
Capitol Attic Hid Historic Letters; Forgotten and Unpublished Memorials of Martha Washington and Mrs. Lincoln Among Them 1910New York Times 6 March 1910 
* Cary. Martha Washington, First Lady of the LandAnderson, LaVere, and Louis F.1991New York: Chelsea Juniors 
Celebrating Women: History, Biographies, and MuseumsByerly, Greg, and Carolyn Brodie2005Library Media Activities Monthly April 2005Reviews of websites containing information about the First Ladies, including the National First Ladies Library.
Centuries of HistoryBoston, Gabriella2004Washington Times 21 November 2004Article on Tudor Place, the Georgetown home of Martha Washington’s granddaughter.
Chefs Use Young, Green Almonds to Bring Joy to EntreesParseghian, Pamela2001Nation’s Restaurant News 28 May 2001Notes use of green almonds by Martha Washington.
Christmas at Mount Vernon With Martha and GeorgeMiller, Helen Topping1957New York: Longmans, GreenFictional Account
Clark Unearths Love in Mount VernonDonahue, Dierdre2003USA Today 2 January 2003Interview with author Mary Higgins Clark with regard to her writing about the relationship between George and Martha Washington.
Close-Up of the First LadyParmer, Charles1957New York Times Magazine 17 February 1957Evidence reveals Martha Washington’s warm side.
Cokie’s Patriot DamesStein, Lisa, and Marc Silver2004U. S. News and World Report 26 April 2004Interview with radio journalist Cokie Roberts about her new book, Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised our Nation.
Colonel John Custis of ArlingtonCrowson, E. T.1970Virginia Cavalcade (20:1) Summer 1970 
Congress Clears Dollar Coin BillHiga, Liriel2005CQ Weekly 26 December 2005House of Representatives passes bill which would allow the Treasury to mint $10 coins with images of First Ladies.
The Court of Abigail AdamsShields, David S., and Fredika J. Teute2015Journal of the Early Republic Summer 2015Concerning the manners and customs of Abigail Adams as First Lady, including a comparison to Martha Washington. In Vol. 35, no. 2 of the Journal of the Early Republic.
* Dames and Daughters of Colonial DaysBrooks, Geraldine1900New York: T. Y. Crowell and CompanyIncludes chapter on Martha Washington.