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Eliza Frances Andrews

Eliza Frances Andrews Biography

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ABOUT
An American turn-of-the-century writer, she is best known for The War-Time Journal of a Georgian Girl (1908). A popular southern writer, she frequently published stories and essays in both the New York World and Godey's Lady's Book.
BEFORE FAME
She worked as a teacher and became the principal of an all-female school in Mississippi.

FAMILY LIFE
She was raised in Georgia by Annulet Ball and Garnett Andrews. Her father was both an attorney and a slave owner.
ASSOCIATED WITH
She and Horatio Alger were both Gilded Age authors.
TRIVIA
She wrote two botany textbooks.

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