Clara Mason Fox: Pioneer, Painter, and Poet of Orange County, California

Clara Mason Fox: Pioneer, Painter, and Poet of Orange County, California

by Lorraine Passero

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Overview

The Mason family takes a chance in 1887 by leaving their farm in Illinois to start a new life homesteading in Orange County, California. Clara, the youngest of three children, has the pioneering spirit to pursue a lifetime of accomplishments. At a time when women cannot vote and few possess identities of their own, Clara becomes a teacher at age 19, then travels as a young single woman to New York City to study art at Cooper Union.

Insights into Clara Mason Fox's life as an artist, poet, author, and wife of rancher George Fox are revealed for the first time in this biography. A selection of Clara's detailed art work, poetry, handwritten letters, and family photographs gives richness and depth that brings her story to life. Readers of all ages will find inspiration in the achievements of Clara Mason Fox as she takes her place in California history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626520080
Publisher: Mill City Press
Publication date: 03/12/2013
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.22(d)

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