Mildred Seydell

Mildred Seydell was one of the first women in Georgia to work as a professional journalist. A native of Atlanta, Seydell began her career as a correspondent for a West Virginia newspaper before being hired in 1924 as a society-page writer for the Atlanta Georgian.

Courtesy of Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries