Nebraska Authors

Elizabeth Agness Callaway

AKA: Elizabeth Anderson, Elizabeth Turnbull

Born 1917-12-25 Fairbury, NE (USA)

Died 2009-05-01
Seward, NE (USA)

Known for her article on Nebraska post office art in Nebraska History (Spring, 1990, Vol 71, No. 1), which has been reprinted. She was interviewed about the Kady Faulkner mural in Valentine, NE for NETV's New Deal for the Forgotten Man, 1993. Studied with Greg Kuzma. Has published poetry.

See also: L. Robert Puschendorf

Places Lived

Ceresco, NE
Fairbury, NE
Lincoln, NE
China Lake, CA
Seward, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry


Fiction; Poetry; Memoirs; Depression Era Nebraska; Federal Art; New Deal


Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting and Drawing, 1940, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts Degree in English with Minor in Photography, 1994, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE


Technical Illustrator for the United States Navy (retired after 25 years)


Studied poetry and creative writing under Greg Kuzma


Depression Legacy: Nebraska's Post Office Art. 1990.
Frail Memorial: 3 Poems. 1993.

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