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November, 2013

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Carl Anthony’s biography of Ida Saxton McKinley



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Happy Birthday!
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Laura Bush
November 4, 1946

Abigail Adams
November 11, 1744

Letitia Tyler
November 12, 1790

Mamie Eisenhower
November 14, 1896

In honor of our Veterans
The National First Ladies’ Library honors all our United States Veterans for their service.
First Ladies’ Series
New Season Starts
September 9, 2013
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New Exhibit Opening!!
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One of only a few female artists engaged in the American Impressionist movement, Ellen Axson Wilson balanced her artistic career with her duties as First Lady. Visitors to this exhibition of landscape paintings will come away with a deeper understanding of an overshadowed First Lady. Exhibit runs until May 16th

The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson: American Impressionist

Upcoming Events
Light Up Downtown – December 5th

Come join us one and all!
This is a wonderful way to begin your holiday season by joining us for a festive evening of Christmas lights and Holiday cheeer! The Education Center and Saxton House will be displaying the holiday’s finest decorations.
6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE

Christmas Candlelight Tour – December 7th

4:30p.m. program followed by candlelight tour of Saxton/McKinley House
$15.00 General Admission $12.00 Members

Our evening program should put you right into the mood for the holiday season! It will begin in the Victorian Theatre of the Education and Research Center for a gorgeous historic peek at White House Christmases from Abigail Adams to Michelle Obama. After the program, our audience will take a candlelight tour of Ida McKinley’s ancestral home. All decked out for Christmas, the home looks especially lovely during this meaningful and festive time of year. Our special Christmas Candlelight program is the perfect opportunity to tour the house that was “home” to the former President and First Lady from Canton, Ohio.

Reservations Required
Call for reservations 330-452-0876 ext. 307.

In Step with our First Lady
Michelle Obama touts “Joining Forces” program
First lady Michelle Obama is promoting her “Joining Forces” initiative for military families through military news websites.

In a Veterans Day op-ed, Obama tells veterans that the goal of the program is “to rally all Americans to step up and serve you as well as you have served this country. We challenged individuals, organizations and businesses across the country to make real, meaningful commitments to you and your families.”

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Blogging It!
Check out our new Blog!! Learning about our nation’s First Ladies is fascinating!

Former First Ladies Who Attended National Conventions, Part 2
A final component in multiple inquiries received from the media and public about candidates’ spouses who attended national conventions was the question of which former First Ladies attended these quadrennial events and whether they took on any public role at them. This is the second of a two-part series.

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Lesson Plan for the Month of November
Mrs. Wilson’s Alley Bill
Mrs. Wilson’s Alley Bill
Ellen Wilson: First Ladies’ Lives

Skill: High School/College
Time Required: One to two class periods

One of Ellen Wilson’s greatest concerns after she moved to Washington, D.C., was the housing conditions of the city’s poor. The bill that bears her name is a lasting tribute to her compassion and caring.

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Darin is a single adoptive father, a teacher, playwright, and musical theatre director from Kettering, Ohio.
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