WLP Story # 75 ~
Marjorie Duryee – Everett author and artist
by Margaret Riddle
presented a solo show at the Vera Tenney Art Studio, Everett, in
December of 1951. The following year, she displayed photos in
Baltimore Salon of Photographs, then took a freighter trip through the
Panama Canal to Madrid on what she dubbed a “slow boat to
France”. The Everett Herald published a feature on her trip
Nov. 27, 1952 as an introduction to a travel series of 72 articles that
Marjorie would write for the Herald during a 10 ½ month stay in
Spain. During this time, she continued taking
she exhibited through the 1950s.
Margaret Riddle conversations with Maureen Duryee (niece of Marjorie Duryee) who shared memories, insights, scrapbooks of news clippings and a wealth of photographs, 2009-2012;
Marjorie Duryee diaries/journals, 1930s to 1970s.
Photographs and access to unpublished diaries and journals courtesy of the Duryee Family
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