Goodale, Dora Reade (F)

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* <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodale_Sisters#Dora_Read_Goodale> (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