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Autobiographies and other Primary Source Publications

Asbell, Bernard. Mother and Daughter: The Letters of Anna and Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Coward, McCann, and Geoghegan, 1982.

Ayres, Alex. The Wit and Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York, N.Y.: Meridian, 1996.

Bates, Daisy Gatson. The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir.Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: David McKay, 1962.

Beasley, Maurine, ed. The White House Press Conferences of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Garland Press, 1983.

Black, Allida M. Courage In A Dangerous World: The Political Writings of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

Black, Allida M. What I Hope to Leave Behind: The Essential Essays of Eleanor Roosevelt. Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Publishing, Inc., 1995

Black, Ruby. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Biography. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940.

Cohen, Robert, ed. Dear Mrs. Roosevelt: Letters from Children of the Great Depression. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002.

Debnam, W.E. Weep No More, My Lady: A Southerner Answers Mrs. Roosevelt's Report on the "Poor and Unhappy" South. Raleigh, NC: The Graphic Press, 1950.

Douglas, Helen Gahagan. The Eleanor Roosevelt We Remember. New York: Hill and Wang, 1963.

Eleanor Roosevelt, John Kennedy, and the Election of 1960: A Project of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers. ed. by Allida Black, June Hopkins, John Sears, Chris Alhambra, Mary Jo Binker, Christopher Brick, John S. Emrich, Eugenia Gusev, Kristen E. Gwinn, and Bryan D. Peery (Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 2003). Electronic version based on unpublished letters. (Accessed September 7, 2004).

Fuchs, Lawrence H. “The Senator and the Lady.” American Heritage 25(6) (1974): 57-61, 81-83.

Glendon, Mary Ann. A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. New York: Random House, 2001.

Gurewitsch, A. David. Eleanor Roosevelt: Her Day, A Personal Album. New York: Quadrangle, 1974.

Gurewitsch, Edna P. “Remembering Mrs. Roosevelt: An Intimate Memoir.”American Heritage 33(1) (1981): 10-19.

Hickok, Lorena. Eleanor Roosevelt: Reluctant First Lady. New York: Dodd Mead, 1962.

Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor Roosevelt: A Friend's Memoir. New York: Doubleday and Company, 1964.

Lash, Joseph P. Love, Eleanor: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends. New York: Doubleday, 1982.

Lash, Joseph P. A World of Love: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends, 1943-1962. New York: Doubleday, 1984.

Levy, William Turner and Cynthia Eagle Russett. The Extraordinary Mrs. R: A Friend Remembers Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: John Wiley, 1999.

MacLeish, Archibald. The Eleanor Roosevelt Story. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965.

McClure, Ruth K, ed. Eleanor Roosevelt, An Eager Spirit: The Letters of Dorothy Dow, 1933- 1945. New York: Norton, 1984.

Neal, Steve, ed. Eleanor and Harry: The Correspondence of Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. New York : Scribner, 2002.

“Oral History: The Eleanor Roosevelt Press Conferences: A Videotaped Group Interview.” Washington, D.C.: Washington Press Club Foundation, 1989.

Roosevelt, Eleanor. See Works by Eleanor Roosevelt.

Roosevelt, Elliott and James Brough. Mother R: Eleanor Roosevelt's Untold Story. New York: Putnam and Sons, 1977.

Roosevelt, James with Bill Libby. My Parents: A Differing View. Chicago: Playboy Press Book, 1976.

Somerville, Mollie. Eleanor Roosevelt as I Knew Her. McLean, VA: EPM Publications, 1996.

Steinberg, Alfred E. Mrs. R: The Life of Eleanor Roosevelt. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1958.