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Eleanor Massey Bridges

 (1899 - 1987)
Eleanor Massey Bridges was active/lived in Alabama / France.  Eleanor Bridges is known for human and canine portrait painting, murals, civic activist, teaching.

Biography   Eleanor Massey Bridges


Eleanor Massey Bridges was a civic activist and artist. She was born to Richard and Bessie Spencer Massey, and her father was the founder of the Massey Business College. The family moved to Birmingham when she was a few months old, and she grew up, with eight siblings, in the Richard Massey residence on Red Mountain, famed for its Italian gardens which were the setting for numerous parties and dances. Because she preferred only silver and blue in her bedroom, her father agreed to have the room's chandelier sent off for silver-plating. Eleanor befriended her neighbors, Mildred Kettig and Mary Hard, and chatted up President Taft when he was a guest at the house during his 1909 tour. The house was later demolished for the Elton B. Stephens Exp   ...  Displaying 750 of 9010 characters.

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