Acknowledgments Introduction Pocahontas America's Princess Martha Washington The First First Lady Elizabeth Henry Russell Madame Russell Dolley Madison America's Hostess Anne Newport Royall Travel Writer Priscilla Cooper Tyler From Actress to Acting First Lady Belle Boyd and Elizabeth Van Lew Virginia's Lady Spies Maggie Lena Walker Banker and Philanthropist Edith Bolling Wilson Acting President Ellen Glasgow Best-selling Author Nancy Langhorne Astor Member of Parliament Anne Spencer Heaven's Virginia Lucy Randolph Mason Labor Organizer Bibliography Index
A native Virginian and currently a freelance writer, Emilee Hines taught history, English, and creative writing for thirty-two years. A historian by training, she is a graduate of Lynchburg College and has a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is author of seven volumes of Old Virginia Houses, over 250 published articles and short stories, and Globe Pequot's It Happened in Virginia and Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Washington, DC History. She lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.