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Emma Gridley

 (born 1863)
Emma L. Gridley was active/lived in Kansas, Massachusetts.  Emma Gridley is known for Teaching.

Biography   Emma Gridley

Lived in Topeka in 1885.  Graduate of the Kansas State Normal School in Emporia finishing her Elementary Course in 1888 and attending the State Normal Art School in Boston in 1889-90. She began teaching at Kansas State Normal School in Emporia as an assistant in the Model
school and later became Head of the Art Dept. from 1922-34.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
American Art Annual. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1898-1947. ; Catalog for Emporia State University.; U.S. Federal Census 1900; Kansas State Census 1885; Brinkman, J. Warren. “A History of the Department of Art” [compiled by J. Warren Brinkman for the 100th Anniversary of the Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia]. (1963)

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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