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Adelyn Bushnell collection, 1924-1954

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes articles written about Adelyn Bushnell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Thomaston, Maine, Adelyn Bushnell graduated from Thomaston High School in 1908. She became a stage and Hollywood actress as well as an author. She was a leading member of the Jefferson Theater Stock Company in Portland. She wrote for the stage, radio and screen and published four novels set in Maine. Bushnell died in Hollywood in 1953.