Woodward, Emily, 1885-1970

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Emily Barnelia Woodward, author, educator, journalist, and publisher, was born 2 May 1885, in Vienna, Georgia, and died there 23 March 1970. She was owner (1916), editor and publisher (1918-1930) of the VIENNA (Georgia) NEWS, while contributing articles to other newspapers and magazines; was president of the Georgia Press Association (1928), founder of the Georgia Press Institute (1928) and the Leadership Training Institute (1947, University of Georgia); directed various organizations for Forums (an adult-education program which grew out of the New Deal projects; 1937-1950), including those on radio and those at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary (1940-1950); served as a consultant and lecturer in Great Britain (1944) and Japan (1946) for the U.S. government; was active in many civic, cultural, and women's groups; and was the author of GEORGIA, EMPIRE STATE (1936) and FORUMS: WHY AND HOW (1943).

From the description of Emily Woodward papers, 1918-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173862939

Emily Barnelia Woodward (1885-1970), author, editor of the Vienna News (1916-1932), director of the Georgia State Public Forum.

From the description of Emily Woodward papers, 1916-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478105

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referencedIn Wilkins, Josephine Mathewson, 1893-1977. Josephine Mathewson Wilkins papers, 1920-1977. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Woodward, Emily, 1885-1970. Emily Woodward papers, 1916-1957. Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wilkins, Josephine Mathewson, 1893-1977. Papers, 1920-1977 (bulk 1930-1964). Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
creatorOf Woodward, Emily, 1885-1970. Emily Woodward papers, 1918-1968. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949. Margaret Mitchell collection, 1936-1990. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Seydell, Mildred, 1889-1988. Mildred Seydell papers, 1842-1978. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
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associatedWith Arnall, Ellis Gibbs, 1907-1992. person
associatedWith Beaver, Sandy, 1883-1969. person
associatedWith Berry, Martha, 1866-1942. person
associatedWith Collins, M. D. person
associatedWith Coulter, E. Merton (Ellis Merton), 1890-1981. person
associatedWith Crisp, Charles Robert, 1870-1937. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Edwards, Harry Stillwell, 1855-1938. person
associatedWith George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957. person
associatedWith Georgia Forestry Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia Press Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia Press Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Georgia State Public Forum. corporateBody
associatedWith Harris, Corra, 1869-1935. person
associatedWith Herty, Charles H. (Charles Holmes), 1867-1938. person
associatedWith Little White House (Warm Springs, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith McGill, Ralph, 1898-1969. person
associatedWith Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949. person
associatedWith Moore, Arthur J. (Arthur James), 1888-1974. person
associatedWith Nixon, Raymond B. (Raymond Blalock), 1903- person
associatedWith Palmer, Charles F. (Charles Forrest), 1892-1973. person
associatedWith Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938. person
associatedWith Perkerson, Medora Field. person
associatedWith Rivers, Eurith Dickinson, 1895-1967. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Seydell, Mildred, 1889-1988. person
associatedWith Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002. person
associatedWith Thomas, Steffen, 1906- person
associatedWith United States. Education Mission to Japan. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Clifford, 1877- person
associatedWith Weltner, Philip. person
associatedWith White, William Allen, 1868-1944. person
associatedWith Wilkins, Josephine Mathewson, 1893-1977. person
associatedWith Woodward family. family
associatedWith Woodward, John Hardwell. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Dooly County (Ga.)
Forests and forestry
Radio broadcasting
Women--Political activity
Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862
Mass media in education
Adult education
Forums (Discussion and debate)
Roadside improvement
Social service
Women authors
Prisons--Law and legislation
Women journalists


Birth 1885

Death 1970


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