Craig, May, 1889?-1975Variant names
Journalist. Full name: Elisabeth May Adams Craig (Mrs. Donald A. Craig).
From the description of May Craig papers, 1929-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981818
Born Elizabeth May Adams, Coosaw, S.C.
Moved to Wahington, D.C.
Studied nursing at George Washington University and Casualty hospitals, Washington, D.C.
Married Donald A. Craig (died 1934)
Began writing for Guy Gannett newspapers of Maine
1935- 1965: Washington correspondent for Guy Gannett Newspapers of Maine
1943- 1944: President, Women's National Press Club
1944- 1946: War correspondent, European, Mediterranean, and Middle East theaters
Only woman correspondent to travel with President Harry S. Truman to Brazil and, in spite of her protests, was excluded from joining the rest of the party on the return trip aboard a battleship due to lack of facilities for women.
circa 1947- 1965: Made over two hundred appearances on National Broadcasting Company's Meet the Press
Became first woman correspondent on a battleship at sea
Became first woman to fly over the North Pole
1975, June 15:
Died, Silver Spring, Md.
From the guide to the May Craig Papers, 1929-1975, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|creatorOf||Craig, May, 1889?-1975. May Craig papers, 1929-1975.||Library of Congress|
|referencedIn||Society of Woman Geographers Records, 1910-1998||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|referencedIn||Holmes, Noel, 1920-. Caricatures of Irish comedy actors, ca.1938.||Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives|
|referencedIn||Society of Woman Geographers. Records, 1925-1987.||Library of Congress|
|creatorOf||May Craig Papers, 1929-1975||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|referencedIn||Society of Woman Geographers. Society of Woman Geographers records, 1925-1998.||Library of Congress|
|associatedWith||Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.||person|
|associatedWith||Gannett Publishing Co.||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.||person|
|associatedWith||Holmes, Noel, 1920-||person|
|associatedWith||Society of Woman Geographers.||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.||person|
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|Women in journalism|