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Ellis Credle

ELLIS CREDLE was born in 1902 and brought up in North Carolina on the coast just across from Hatteras Island. Her ancestors had settled in the vicinity when the state was a British Colony. She taught school in the Blue Ridge Mountains, which she used as a backdrop for many of her books. Living in New York for a number of years, she studied at the Art Students League and the New York School of Interior Decoration; she worked at the Brooklyn Children's Museum and the American Museum of...See more