Goodale, Dora Reade (F)

Surname: Goodale
Forename(s): Dora Reade
b. 29 October 1866. d. 1953. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet. Sister of Elaine Goodale Eastman. Born in Mount Washington, Massachusetts. Educated at Smith College. Co-authored poetry with her younger sister from a young age, including contributions to St. Nicholas and three volumes of poetry (Apple Blossoms: Verses of Two Children [1878], In Berkshire with the Wild Flowers [1879], and All Round the Year: Verses from Sky Farm [1880]). Moved to Connecticut and became an art and English teacher, and then to Tennessee where she was a teacher and director at Uplands Sanatorium. Never married. Author of Heralds of Easter (1887) and Mountain Dooryards (1941). Biographical information: Elaine Goodale Eastman, ANB; Goodale Sisters, Wikipedia (26 June 2021); Theodore D. Sargent, The Life of Elaine Goodale Eastman, University of Nebraska Press, 2005, pp. 22-23; Frances E. Willard and Mart A. Livermore, editors, A Woman of the Century: Fourteen Hundred-Seventy Biographical Sketches Accompanied by Portraits of Leading American Women in All Walks of Life, Charles Wells Moulton, 1893, p. 324. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The loveliest blossom of the spring” 1880-08 The Nineteenth Century Poet 8061