Wait, Frona Eunice, 1859-1946

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1859
Death 1946

Biographical notes:

Journalist. The first newspaper woman on the San Francisco Examiner. She also worked for the San Francisco Call and the Chronicle. She was an author, lecturer, and conducted a radio broadcast. She was the model for Jack London's heroine in his first novel, "A Daughter of the Snows." She established the San Francisco Book Fair.

From the description of Frona Wait Colburn Collection, 1900-1942. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 58745809

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Subjects:

  • Book collecting
  • Pageants
  • Oregon
  • Social life and customs--Oregon--Portland--19th century
  • Printing--History
  • Indians of North America--Drama
  • Balls (Parties)--Oregon--Portland--19th century

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Places:

  • California (as recorded)