Bibliography: Truman, Bess
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TitleAuthorYearPublisher/PublicationNotes
10-Foot Tree Ready for Truman’s Home 1947New York Times 22 December 
1,300 Letters of Truman’s Made PublicMcDowell, Edwin1983New York Times 14 March 
3 Trumans Go to Polls 1948New York Times 3 November 
All The President’s WomenRobertson, Rebecca2005ARTnews December 2005Coverage of a photography exhibition called “First Ladies” by Jean-Pierre Khazem at Sperone Westwater in New York.
American First LadiesWatson, Robert P., ed.2006Pasadena, CA: Salem 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 LadiesHealy, Diana Dixon1988New York: Atheneum 
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 Publishers 
* America’s Most Influential First LadiesAnthony, Carl Sferrazza1992Minneapolis: Oliver PressFor readers grades 5-7.
Athletics Win in 11th 1947New York Times 11 MarchThe First Lady attended the baseball game.
Behind Mrs. Truman’s Social Curtain: No Comment 1947Newsweek 10 November 
* Bess and Harry: An American Love StoryRobbins, Jhan1980New York: Putnam’sAn excellent and detailed overview of Mrs. Truman’s public activities written by a journalist.
Bess and Julia: Ladies from MissouriClancy, Jane2000Classic American Homes October/November 
Bess, Mamie and Lady Bird: The Story of Three Former First Ladies, Now WidowsSchreiber, Flora R., and Stuart Long1974Modern Maturity February-March 1974 
Bess TrumanFrey, Raymond2002in The Presidential Companion: Readings on the First Ladies. Robert P. Watson and Anthony J. Eksterowicz, eds Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 
* Bess TrumanTruman, Margaret1986New York: Macmillan 
Bess Truman: The Woman Behind the President.Mattson, Jennifer2000Northwest Missouri State University:  
Bess Truman Called Seriously Ill, With Pneumonia In Both Lungs 1981New York Times 13 May 
Bess Truman Celebrates 97th Birthday 1982New York Times 14 February 
Bess Truman Enters Hospital 1980New York Times 31 December 
Bess Truman Enters Hospital After Stroke 1981New York Times 28 September 
Bess Truman Fights Fever 1981New York Times 4 October 
Bess Truman Has Hip Fracture And Is Hospitalized in Missouri 1981New York Times 7 May 
Bess Truman Home 1981New York Times 10 October 
Bess Truman Hospitalized 1982New York Times 2 August 
* Bess Truman, in The Presidential CompanionFrey, Raymond2002 Frey's article can be found in The Presidential Companion: Readings on the First Ladies, Robert P. Watson and Anthony J. Eksterowicz, eds.
Bess Truman Is 92 Today 1977New York Times 13 February 
Bess Truman is 97Krebs, Alibin, and Robert McG. Thomas, Jr1982New York Times 13 February 
Bess Truman Is Dead at 97: Was President’s ‘Full Partner.Krebs, Albin1982New York Times 19 October 
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