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Willa Cather (December 7, 1873 – April 24, 1947)

Willa Cather was an American author. In 1923, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours. At the beginning of her college career at the University of Nebraska in the late 19th century, she called herself Dr. William and dressed virtually in male drag. By the end of her college years, her presentation was considerably more feminine, but she continued her amorous relationships with other women. These included her college friend Louise Pound; the Pittsburgh socialite Isabelle McClung, with whom Cather traveled to Europe and was involved for about twelve years; the opera singer Olive Fremstad; the pianist Yaltah Menuhin; and most notably, the editor Edith Lewis, with whom Cather lived the last 39 years of her life. The two women lived together in a series of apartments in New York City from 1908 until the writer's death in 1947. Cather selected Lewis as the literary trustee for her estate. Edith Lewis, author of the biography Willa Cather Living (1953), died in 1972 in the apartment the couple had shared. They are buried near to each other in Old Burying Ground, Jaffrey Center, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

Timeline & Places:

December 7, 1873: born atGore, US-50, Stati Uniti

1873 to 1883: lived at Willow Shade, Winchester, Virginia 22601, Stati Uniti

1883: lived at 413 N Webster St, Red Cloud, NE 68970, Stati Uniti

1894: attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1400 R St, Lincoln, NE 68588, Stati Uniti

1901: lived at 1180 Murray Hill Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA, sharing with Isabelle McClung Hambourg (November 4, 1877 – October 10, 1938)

1906: lived at 60 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012, Stati Uniti, sharing with Edith Lewis

1909 to 1913: lived at 82 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10011, USA, sharing with Edith Lewis

1913 to 1927: lived at 5 Bank St, New York, NY 10014, Stati Uniti, sharing with Edith Lewis

1920s: lived at Shattuck Inn Resort, 53 Dublin Rd, Jaffrey, NH 03452, Stati Uniti, sharing with Edith Lewis

1922: lived at 120 Whistle Rd, Grand Manan, NB E5G 1B3, Canada, sharing with Edith Lewis

1927 to 1932: lived at The Grosvenor Hotel, 35 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003, Stati Uniti, sharing with Edith Lewis

1940s: lived at 570 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065, Stati Uniti, sharing with Edith Lewis

April 24, 1947: died. Buried at Old Burying Ground, 23 Knight Rd, Jaffrey, NH 03452, Stati Uniti. Buried alongside: Edith Lewis (December 22, 1882 - August 11, 1972)

References:

Days of Love: Celebrating LGBT History One Story at a Time
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.1: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.2: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Queer Places, Vol. 1.3: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World Authored by Elisa Rolle
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Queer New York City: Retracing the Steps of LGBTQ people around the World
ISBN-13: 978-1979628808 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1979628807
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