These are all of the First Ladies of America.

These are all of the First Ladies of America.

Former First Ladies Nancy Reagan, Lady Bird Johnson, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the National Garden Gala, A Tribute to America's First Ladies, May 11, 1994. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, absent due to illness, died a week after this photograph was taken.

Former First Ladies Nancy Reagan, Lady Bird Johnson, Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton at the National Garden Gala, A Tribute to America's First Ladies, May 11, 1994. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, absent due to illness, died a week after this photograph was taken.

Former First Ladies (left to right) Rosalynn Carter, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush with then-First Lady Laura Bush at the dedication of the Clinton presidential library in 2004.

Former First Ladies (left to right) Rosalynn Carter, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Bush with then-First Lady Laura Bush at the dedication of the Clinton presidential library in 2004.

Former First Ladies Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Bess Truman headlined a 1950s Democratic Party fundraiser.

Former First Ladies Edith Wilson, Eleanor Roosevelt and Bess Truman headlined a 1950s Democratic Party fundraiser.

39. Rosalynn Carter | A deeply-involved first lady who would sometimes sit in on her husband's Cabinet meetings, Rosalynn was the first first lady to have her own office in the East Wing of the White House.

39. Rosalynn Carter | A deeply-involved first lady who would sometimes sit in on her husband's Cabinet meetings, Rosalynn was the first first lady to have her own office in the East Wing of the White House.

Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office.  She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite.  She was a first lady for about one and a half years.

Letitia Christian Tyler, wife of John Tyler, 10th president, died while he was in office. She had suffered a stroke prior to his presidency but was able to conduct business from her bedroom suite. She was a first lady for about one and a half years.

Laura Welch Bush: One of America’s Most Popular First Ladies

Laura Welch Bush: One of America's Most Popular First Ladies

Laura Welch Bush: One of America’s Most Popular First Ladies

First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian. I saw this and spent a ridiculous amount of time looking! How the First Ladies dresses have evolved with First Lady Obama...

First Ladies' Dresses at the Smithsonian. I saw this and spent a ridiculous amount of time looking! How the First Ladies dresses have evolved with First Lady Obama...

US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944)
Desegregated White House functions
Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language.  Sometimes Herbert and Lou would speak Chinese to foil eavesdroppers.
Along with her husband, she translated  Agricola’s De Re Metallica from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today.  
Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI.
First women to receive a geology degree from Stanford University
Advocate for Girl…

US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944) Desegregated White House functions Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language. Sometimes Herbert and Lou would speak Chinese to foil eavesdroppers. Along with her husband, she translated Agricola’s De Re Metallica from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today. Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI. First women to receive a geology degree from Stanford University Advocate for Girl…

First Ladies: 32nd First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

First Ladies: 32nd First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

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