Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Charlotte Perkins Gilman’

Literary Pasadena

Literary Pasadena
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From its earliest settling by Midwesterners, the Arroyo area attracted writers. One of the best known was Charles Fletcher Lummis, who in 1884 walked from Cincinnati to L.A. for a job as a reporter at the Los Angeles Daily Times. This was a brilliant publicity stunt, of course, and he arrived in town a famous […]

Her Land: Pasadena

Her Land: Pasadena

Author, social reformer and feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) wrote her most famous short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” while living in a small cottage near the corner of Orange Grove Boulevard and Arroyo Terrace in Pasadena. Southern California was experiencing a record heat wave, when Gilman, who was 29 at the time, sat down at […]


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