Izola Forrester Family Papers

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Writer and member of a theatrical family, Izola Louise Forrester (1878-1944) was the daughter of Ogarita "Rita" Booth (1859-1892), an actress who believed herself to be the daughter of Izola Martha Mills (1837-1887) and John Wilkes Booth (1838-1865). In 1893 Izola Forrester was adopted by George and Hattie Forrester and she lived with them until her marriage in 1899 to artist Reuben Robert Merrifield (1860-1932). Around 1913 she married playwright Mann Page (1888-1961). The author of This One Mad Act: The Unknown Story of John Wilkes Booth and His Family (1937), Forrester also wrote The Remittance Man (1914), The Dangerous Inheritance or The Mystery of the Tittani Rubies (1920), as well as a number of books for children, including the Greenacre Girls series and the Polly Page series. Her stories and articles appeared in numerous periodicals, including the Saturday Evening Post, Farm and Fireside, and the New York World. Forrester also wrote several silent movie screenplays, including The White Moth and a Café in Cairo.

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). Izola Forrester Family Papers. Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Izola Forrester Family Papers. SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031. (accessed September 23, 2017).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "Izola Forrester Family Papers." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 23 September 2017 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031>.
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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). Izola Forrester Family Papers. Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Izola Forrester Family Papers. SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031. (accessed September 23, 2017).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "Izola Forrester Family Papers." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 23 September 2017 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4741031>.