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A Portrait of Helen Steiner Rice Mary Hilaire Tavenner

A Portrait of Helen Steiner Rice

Mary Hilaire Tavenner

Published December 1st 2001
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Paperback
32 pages
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Known for her words of imagination, Helen Steiner Rices gift for writing still touches thousands of Americans today in her poetry found in modern-day greeting cards. This is the biography of Helens life in Lorain, Dayton, and Cincinnati, OhioMoreKnown for her words of imagination, Helen Steiner Rices gift for writing still touches thousands of Americans today in her poetry found in modern-day greeting cards. This is the biography of Helens life in Lorain, Dayton, and Cincinnati, Ohio spanning 1900 through 1981. Although she often experienced a bleak personal life - her husband filing bankruptcy and committing suicide three years after their wedding day - Helen was committed to spreading the eternal message of love. Lampshade designer, advertising manager, bookkeeper, and editor of Gibson card lines, Helen was a workaholic and advocated womens rights in the workplace.By 1940, Helen was widely acknowledged as one of the leading poets in the greeting card industry. Her personal success granted her national attention. This biography by Mary Hilaire Tavenner, Ph.D., is informative and inspirational!