Rosalynn Carter, who died on November 19, 2023, was the First Lady of the United States from 1977-1980; before that she served as the First Lady of Georgia from 1971-1974. She was born Eleanor Rosalynn Smith in Plains, Georgia, in 1927, and married fellow Plains native Jimmy Carter, who later became the 39th President of the United States, at the age of 18. Rosalynn was at her husband’s side during his political rise in the 1960s and became the First Lady of Georgia when her husband won the governor’s role in 1970. She is known for her advocacy for mental health and was a strong advocate for numerous other causes, including care-giving. She was the author of several books on these topics (as well as her own autobiography), which are listed below.