First Lady, First Reader

First Lady of the United States of America, Laura Welch Bush, wife of George W. Bush at a reading at the Chattanooga-Hamilton Bicentennial Library in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 12, 2003

Laura Bush is known for being a dignified, quiet first lady who was immensely popular during her husband’s two terms as POTUS. Her background in education and voracious love of reading helped millions of school children and adults become better readers.

Beloved First Lady

Mrs. Laura Bush at a memorial service for victims of United Flight 93 at the Indian Lake Resort in Central City, Pa, Monday, Sept. 17, 2001

Laura Bush was quiet, and growing up, was by no means political. A former teacher and a librarian, she came to be loved by the United States of America during a time of great tragedy.

First Lady and Pioneer

Eleanor Roosevelt worked with a diverse group of people to charter the fundamental human rights.

Eleanor Roosevelt used her position as the First Lady of New York State and the First Lady of the United States of America to influence politics and advance the cause of equal rights for people of color and the rights of women and the underprivileged.