Anecdotes: First Ladies

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about first ladies of the United States.
Abigail Adams

In her last few months as First Lady, the...

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Frances Folsom Cleveland

At a White House dinner given during one of...

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Martha Skelton Jefferson

The young widow Martha Skelton, whom Thomas...

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Jacqueline Kennedy, circa 1964

When President Kennedy and his wife visited...

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Harry Truman had accepted the vice presidency...

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