Goodale Eastman, Elaine (F)

b. 9 October 1863. d. 22 December 1953. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet, children’s author, and teacher. Born in Massachusetts. Sister of Dora Reade Goodale. Co-authored poetry with her younger sister from a young age, including contributions to *St. Nicholas* and the volume of poetry *Apple Blossoms: Verses of Two Children* (1878). Employed as a teacher in the Indian department at the Hampton Institute in Virginia. Contributed to the school newspaper *Southern Workman* and developed an interest in American Indigenous peoples. Travelled through the Sioux reservation, Dakota territory (1885). Government teacher, then superintendent, in schools in the Dakota Territory (1886-1890). Married Dr. Charles Alexander Eastman, a Sioux member, in 1891. Edited her husband’s memoir *Indian Boyhood* (1902). Biographical information: *ANB*. (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