Frances Ellen Adams was born in Morgan, MN on June 6, 1897. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Adams moved to California. For 34 years she taught art in the public schools of Long Beach. She retired to the Monterey Peninsula in 1975 with her lifelong companion, artist Florence Smythe and died in Pacific Grove on May 25, 1989.
Member: Long Beach Art Ass'n.
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