Mary H. Austin
American Author and Dramatist
1868 – 1934 A.D.
Mary Hunter Austin, an American author and dramatist. For seventeen years she made a special study of Indian life in the Mojave Desert, and her publications set forth the intimate knowledge she thus acquired. She is the author of The Land of Little Rain, The Basket Woman, and other stories. Her play, The Arrowmaker, dealing with Indian life, was produced at The New Theatre, New York, in 1911.
Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.