Born in Kentucky on Sept. 5, 1887. Hastings taught art in the public schools of Santa Barbara from the 1920s. A spinster, she died there on Oct. 9, 1978.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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