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Danetta Mitchell Eckdall

 (c.1869 - 1944)
Danetta Mitchell Eckdall was active/lived in Kansas.  Danetta Eckdall is known for art education.

Danetta MitchellEckdall

Biography from the Archives of askART

Danetta Mitchell (Mrs. Eckdall) died Sept 10, 1944 in Emporia, Lyon Co., Kansas. She was the wife of Jonas E. Eckdall, and had an adopted daughter, Virginia S. Eckdall, who married Luzerne Poe Haning II. Their daughter, Danetta Jo Haning was named after Danetta Mitchell Eckdall.

Information provided by Marcia-Haning-Martin (family member).

Biography from the Archives of askART
Instructor in the Art Dept. at Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia from 1907-28.  Began full-time employment as instructor in drawing at Emporia in 1911.

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; 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) ; Kansas State Census 1905, 1915; U.S. Federal Census 1930.

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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About  Danetta MitchellEckdall

Born:  c.1869 - Leavenworth, Kansas
Died:   1944 - Emporia, Kansas
Known for:  art education