Eunice Strong Tietjens

Name: Eunice Strong Tietjens (Hammond)
Birth Date: July 29, 1884
Birth Place: Chicago Illinois
Death Date: September 6, 1944
Death Location: Chicago Illinois
Burial Place: Read Dunning Memorial Park


Eunice Tietjens was a poet and WWI war correspondent for the Chicago Daily News. She was instrumental in founding Poetry Magazine with Harriet Monroe. She was a member of the avant-garde literary and arts movement in early 20th century Chicago.

Father: William Andrew Hammond
Mother: Idea Strong
Children: 3 - Idea (died at age 4, Janet Tietjens Hart, Marshall Head
Education: University of Geneva, Dresden Germany; Sorbonne, College de France, Paris
Years in Evanston: 1892 to 1916 (approximate)

Sources: The World at My Shoulder, Eunice Tietjens Chicago Transformed: World War I and the Windy City, Joseph Gustaitis The Living Church, Vol. III - google books A history of Army Base Hospital No. 36, Alice Evelyn Cooper The Hammond Organ Story - website A Poet's Life, Harriet Monroe Profiles from China, Eunice Tietjens

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