Carl Anthony

Carl Sferrazza Anthony has authored a dozen books on First Ladies, including biographies of Ida McKinley, Nellie Taft, Florence Harding and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, as well as overviews on presidential families. His website ( focuses on presidential popular culture and unconventional Americana. Trained as journalist, he also serves as a historian for the National First Ladies' Library ( researching and writing online biographies to reflect new historical discoveries and the NFLL Blog of original content articles.