15 Images from the Appleton Public Library Historic Photograph Collection & The Post-Crescent
Postcard - Portrait after winning state oratory contest and graduating from Ryan High School.
The editorial staff of the Ryan Clarion, Edna Ferber's high school newspaper in Appleton. Ferber, in the front row, second from the right, served as "Personal and Local Editor." The photo probably dates from 1903. Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
In this photo from the late 1890s, Jacob Ferber (left), Edna's father, stands in the doorway of My Store, his shop on 100 block of East College Avenue,the man on the right is Arthur Howe, a clerk. (A Peculiar Treasure, Ferber by Julie Goldsmith Gilbert . Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
From Edna Ferber's autobiography, A Peculiar Treasure: Top: "A More Impressive Equestrienne Off Than On the Horse." Bottom: "Earning Breakfast at the Morris Ernst's on Nantucket Island." Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
An undated photo of Edna Ferber. (maybe from 1920's) Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
"Adam's Trained Seals at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 1912. Standing: William Allen White, Edna Ferber, Jay (Ding) Darling, Harry Webster. Seated: George Fitch, George Matthew Adams." (Source: A Peculiar Treasure) Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
This 1936 photo was used in Edna Ferber's first autobiography, A Peculiar Treasure. Photograph courtesy of The Post-Crescent
Enjoying her garden 1940
In her workroom
Ferber, Edna & Mother
Having tea in yard
Edna Ferber's House
Lived here 1901-1910, age 16-25.
Home Remodeled several times