Anita Miller Elvidge was born in Oakland, CA on April 23, 1895. Anita Miller grew up in Oakland and studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts. After moving to Seattle she studied at the University of Washington and with Edgar Forkner. She married Ford Q. Elvidge who was governor of Guam in 1953-56. While there, she authored Guam Interlude. Mrs. Elvidge died in Seattle, WA on March 16, 1981.
Exh: Seattle Museum, 1939-1950s.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Washington State Artists 1850-1950
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