Mary White Ovington
Mary White Ovington, American social worker, author.
Ovington, Mary White was born on April 11, 1865 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Theodore Tweedy and Louise (Ketcham) Ovington.
Head worker at Greenpoint Settlement, Pratt Institute, Neighborship Association, 1895-1903.
Author: Half a Man, 1911. Hazel (juvenile), 1913. The Shadow (novel), 1920.
Portraits in Color, 1927. Zeke (juvenile), 1931. Contributor to mags.