Biography and History

Sara Teasdale, of St. Louis, Missouri, was an American poet. In 1918, Teasdale received the Columbia University Poetry Society prize (the forerunner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) and the Poetry Society of America's prize for Love Songs. Teasdale was courted by the poet, Vachel Lindsay, prior to her marriage to Ernst Filsinger in 1914.

Source: From the finding aid for C0663