Research

A short bibliography listing the main sources for Madame Presidentess is listed in the back of the book. My full research list (which includes the works mentioned in the book) is below.

Ackerman, Donald l. That’s the Ticket! A Century of American Political Ballots.

“The annual convention of the American Association of Spiritualists in Boston, Massachusetts, 1872.”  The Banner of Light, The Boston Investigator, The New-York Times, The Brooklyn Eaglehttp://spirithistory.iapsop.com/1872_american_association_of_spiritualists.html

Bensel, Richard Franklin. The American Ballot Box in the Mid-19th Century.

Blum, Stella. Victorian Fashions and Costumes From Harpers Bazar: 1867-1898.

Bly, Nellie. “Jolly at the French Ball.” The New York World, February 10, 1889. http://dlib.nyu.edu/undercover/sites/dlib.nyu.edu.undercover/files/documents/uploads/editors/Jolly-at-the-French-Ball.pdf

Brody, Miriam. Victoria Woodhull, Free Spirit for Women’s Rights.

“Constitutional Equality.” Library of Congress. American Memory, An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera. http://faculty.uml.edu/sgallagher/Woodhullmemorial.htm

Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 12. 4578-4582.

“Dr. Canning H. Woodhull”  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=42444970

Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society. “Infant Feeding: Early American Feeding Practices.” http://www.faqs.org/childhood/In-Ke/Infant-Feeding.html

Erbsen, Wayne. Manners and Morals of Victorian America.

Fox, Richard Wightman. Trials of Intimacy: Love and Loss in the Beecher-Tilton Scandal.

Frisken, Amanda. Victoria Woodhull’s Sexual Revolution.

Gabriel, Mary. Notorious Victoria.

Gilfoyle, Timothy J. City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920.

Goldsmith, Barbara. Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull.

“Hand and Vanderbilt: A Sketch of Grandmother Vanderbilt’s Early Life” http://longislandgenealogy.com/Surname_Pages/vanderbilt.htm

Havelin, Kate. Victoria Woodhull.

Hayes, J.E.S. “The General Store.” Back in My Time: A Writer’s Guide to the 19th Century. http://backinmytime.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-general-store.html

Hill, Thomas H. The Essential Handbook of Victorian Etiquette.

Hix, Lisa. “Ghosts in the Machines: The Devices and Daring Mediums That Spoke for the Dead.” Collector’s Weekly.  http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/ghosts-in-the-machines-the-devices-and-defiant-mediums-that-spoke-for-the-spirits/

Holzer, Herold. “What the Newspapers Said When Lincoln Was Killed.” Smithsonian.com http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-the-newspapers-said-when-lincoln-was-killed-180954325/#FL8Jb7MyQ8cHPicM.99

“Hosting a Fashionable Victorian Dinner Party.” http://www.foodlovelaughter.com/2012/05/hosting-fashionable-victorian-dinner.html

Kisner, Arlene. The Lives and Writings of Notorious Victoria Woodhull and Her Sister Tennessee Claflin.

Krull, Kathleen. A Woman for President – The Story of Victoria Woodhull.

MacPherson, Myra. The Scarlet Sisters.

McCutcheon, Mark. Everyday Life in the 1800s.

Monahan, Sherry. “Imbing.” http://victorianwestinfo.com/imbibing

Oliver, Leon. The Great Sensation: A Full, Complete and Reliable History of the Beecher- Tilton-Woodhull Scandal. (1873)

“The Memorial of Victoria C. Woodhull. Library of Congress. American Memory, An American Time Capsule: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera. http://faculty.uml.edu/sgallagher/Woodhullmemorial.htm

Sachs, Emanie Nahm. The Terrible Siren.

Stern, Madeleine B. The Pantarch: A Biography of Stephen Pearl Andrews.

—–, ed. The Victoria Woodhull Reader.

Stiles, T.J. The First Tycoon : the Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

Tilton, Theodore. The Golden Age Tract No. 3 “Victoria C. Woodhull, a Biographical Sketch.”

Underhill, Lois Beachey. The Woman Who Ran for President.

Wayne, Tiffany K. Ph.D. Women’s Roles in Nineteenth-Century America.

Wheeler, Marjorie Spruill Wheeler, ed. One Woman, One Vote: Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement.

White, Barbara A. The Beecher Sisters.

Wondrich, David. Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl.

—– Imbibe!: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar

Woodhull & Claflin’s Weekly, The International Association for the Preservation of Spiritualist and Occult Materials. http://www.iapsop.com/archive/materials/woodhull_and_claflins_weekly/

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