Annie Fellows Johnson Scrapbook - Newspaper "clippings" 1922

 Annie Fellows Johnston Scrapbook
Newspaper "Clippings" 1922


Louisville Courier-Journal, February 16, 1922

The following note is received from the Page Company:

We nominate for the "Hall of Fame" (with apologies to "Vanity 
Fair"):

Annie Fellows Johnston: Because she is a composite American woman, having started life as a Yankee, later becoming a Hoosier and latterly a welcome resident of "Old Kentucky;" because she considers Boston the most provincial spot in the good old U.S.A.; because she is the most gifted and the most helpful of the present-day writers for young people; because she is the author of the famous "Little Colonel" books, and, finally, because she has just sent to her publishers (Page, Boston) the manuscript of a new "Little Colonel" book --- "The Road of the Loving Heart" --- a beautiful category, which will appear in book form next summer.


Louisville Post, February 18, 1922

Annie Fellows Johnston's New Book
The Road of the Loving Heart is the winning title of a new "Little Colonel" book, promised by summertime.

Mrs. Johnston's publishers, the Page Company, Boston, have recently sent us their list of candidates for the Hall of Fame Among the names his that of Mrs. Johnston. We quote her publishers' several reasons for including our popular author with their other eligibles:

"Because she is a composite American woman, having started life as a Yankee, later becoming a Hoosier and latterly a welcome resident of "Old Kentucky;" because she considers Boston the most provincial spot in the good old U. S. A.; because she is the most gifted and the most helpful of the present-day writers for young people; because she is the author of the famous "Little Colonel" books, and, finally, because she has just sent to her publishers (Page, Boston) the manuscript of a new "Little Colonel" book --- "The Road of the Loving Heart" --- a beautiful allegory."


Pen Women Honor
 Child Story Author

Louisville Courier-Journal, May 12, 1922

The Courier-Journal Washington Bureau
Washington, May 11.--- Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston of Pewee Valley, KY., author of "The Little Colonel Stories," has been elected a vice president on the National Executive Board of the League of American Pen Women to represent the State of Kentucky, it was announced today. The organization's convention has just closed here.


"LITTLE COLONEL" IS
UNABLE  TO ACCEPT

Mrs. Johnston Says She
Won't Emerge From
Retirement.

Louisville Courier-Journal, May 28, 1922

An invitation to the "Little Colonel," who, under the guidance of Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston, has assisted in establishing Louisville as a home of good writers, was extended by officers of the Citizens Union National Bank to visit the new banking home in advance of the formal opening and express her opinion of the new quarters through Mrs. Johnston.

Mrs. Johnston replied thanking the officers of the bank for their invitation and regretting the fact that she could not accept.

"Unfortunately," Mrs. Johnston wrote, "after, personally conducting the 'Little Colonel' through twelve volumes, I publicly laid her upon a shelf,  and since that time she refuses to come down for me. I cannot prevail upon her to step into any more stories or articles, however brief. Greatly deploring the fact, I thank you, nevertheless, for your invitation." 


Author of "Little Colonel" Will Entertain

Louisville Post, October 3, 1922

MRS. ANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON.

The first Saturday morning children's program of the year will be given by the Women's Club on Saturday, October 7, at the clubhouse, at 11:30 o'clock under the auspices of the children's program committee, of which Mrs.  Benjamin Bayless is chairman. An especially attractive feature is provided for the youngsters in Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston, widely famed author, of the "Little Colonel " stories and a number of other fascinating tales.

Mrs. Johnston will tell an original story for the children. entitled "Ben's Thunderstorm,"


CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME.

Louisville Times, October 4, 1922

The first of the children's programmes of the season to be given at the Women's Club is to be "A Morning with Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston." It will take place at 11:30 o'clock Saturday in the club auditorium. Mrs. Johnston, Kentucky author, will read an original story called "Ben's Thunderstorm." 

The series of children's programmes to be given on the first and third Saturdays of each month at the Woman's Club will be in charge of Mrs. Benjamin Bayless.


CHILDREN"S PROGRAMME.

Louisville Times, October 6, 1922

The first of a series of children's programmes to be given this year at the Woman's Club will be "A Morning with Mrs. Annie Fellows Johnston."  The programme will begin at 11:30 o'clock tomorrow morning. Mrs. Johnston, author of the famous "Little Colonel" books will read an original story called "Ben's Thunderstorm."


Fairy Tale By
Mrs. Johnston

Louisville Courier-Journal, November 19, 1922

A SPOILED princess, an enchanted wood where lives a giant magician, a faithful brown bear and a pair of magic brown spectacles, through which one sees the road that was built for Tusitala ---  there are some of  the ingredients of the fairy tale which Mrs. Johnston has written for inspirational purposes. Woven into the narrative is the story of the building of a road in Samoa --- "The Road of the Loving Heart" --- and the gratitude of the natives to the man for whom it was built --- Robert Louis Stevenson. Two introductory letters recall the grasswoven "rings of Tusitala" of Lloyd Sherman and Betty Lewis, who are "tale-tellers" for Betty Junior and Baby Rob.
THE TALE OF THE LOVING HEART. By Annie Fellows Johnston, Published by The Page Company, Boston.


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