GIELOW, MARTHA SAWYER, 1860-1933

Biography:

Writer,┬álecturer; advocate for education. Born– 1860, Greensboro. Parents– Captain Enoch and Sophie E. (Barkley) Sawyer. Married– Henry J. Gielow, February 4, 1880. Children– Two. Published works in several genres–fiction, educational articles, dialect stories, and others. Founder and vice-president of Southern Industrial Education Association, Washington, D.C. which was organized for the purpose of promoting industrial education among Southern Appalachian Mountain white children. Died January 30, 1933.

Source:

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Publication(s):

Camp Jingles and Songs. Seattle; Ivy Press, 1917.

The Light on the Hill; a Romance. New York; Revell, 1915.

Mammy’s Reminiscences, and Other Sketches. New York; Barnes, 1898.

Old Andy the Moonshiner. Washington, D.C.; Roberts, 1909.

Old Plantation Days. New York; Russell, 1902.

Uncle Sam. New York; Revell, 1913.

The Whispering Fairy; Constructive Stories for Children. Los Angeles; Rowny Press, 1923.