Danforth, Mildred ( - 1985)

Genre: Drama/Theatre/Film, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Author, librarian and teacher Mildred E. Danforth was born in Lebanon, ME and grew up in Berwick, ME. She graduated from Sanford High School, received her A.B. at the University of New Hampshire and her M.A. in Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina and her Certificate in Library Science from the City Library in Springfield, MA. She taught a district school for one year in Lebanon, ME and worked at the Silas Bronson Library in Waterbury CT, taught at the Vocational School for Girls in Tullahoma TN, during the depression at Five Points House, a school for underprivileged boys at Pomona, NY, and was a WAC during World War II.

Selected Bibliography

  • A Quaker Pioneer: Laura Haviland, Superintendent Of The Underground (1961)
  • From Outer Space (1963)
  • Meditations of a Mainer: [Poems] (1972)