Fanny Fern (1811-1872) was born Sarah Willis, Portland, Maine, America to Nathaniel Willis (newspaper owner) and Hannah Parker.
She published her first article 'The Governess' in 1851 in the ' Olive Branch', a weekly newspaper in Boston, Massachusetts and shortly afterwards she began using the pen name 'Fanny Fern' and became the first woman to have a regular column in America when in 1852 publisher 'Oliver Dyer' hired her to write exclusively for his New York newspaper, the 'Musical World and Times'. Below are the five newspaper articles written by Fanny Fern and saved by George Burgess in his Scrapbook.
Victorian Newspaper Articles:-
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[ Family ][ Health & Education ][ Humour ][ Poetry ][ Politics & History ][ Religion ][ Science & Nature ][ Temperance ][ Victorian Culture ]
Newspaper Articles by Fanny Fern:-