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writer , Humanities educator

Elvie Ann Whitney Landauer, American humanities educator, writer. Recipient Woman of Year award Iota Phi Lambda, Sacramento, 1981. Board directors Richmond (California) Arts Council, 1986-1989; workshop coordinator Los Angeles Writers Workshop, 1966-1969, Sacramento Civic Theater, 1980; project coordinator City Spirit Project, Pasadena, California, 1972-1975. With United States Navy, 1958-1961.


Landauer, Elvie Ann Whitney was born on December 10, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Augustus and Leona (Green) Moore.


Bachelor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1978;Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1989;postgraduate, U. New Mexico.


Deputy director California Arts Council, Sacramento, 1976-1979. Executive director Mothers Emergency Service, 1979-1982. Associate director San Francisco Community Boards, 1982-1983.

Administrator San Francisco Research Project, 1983-1986. Executive director East Bay Center for Performing Arts, Richmond, California, 1987-1989. Instructor English California C.C.s, Pittsburg, Fremont & Hayward, 1990-1993.

Instructor American studies University New Mexico, Alburg, 1993-1994. Instructor humanities New College, San Francisco, 1994-1995. Researcher Los Angeles Community Arts Alliance, 1972.

Business owner, president, public Academics of Course, Inc., Vallejo, California, from 1997.


  • Certified Community College teacher (life).


  • Other Work

    • Author: (drama anthology) The Disinherited, 1971, The Uptown Mistress Carrie, 1989. Producer: Meat Theater Company, 1970-1972.


Board of directors Richmond (California) Arts Council, 1986-1989. Workshop coordinator Watts (California) Writers Workshop, 1966-1969, Sacramento Civic Theater, 1980;project coordinator Cmty. Spirit Project, Pasadena, California, 1972-1975.

With United States Navy, 1958-1961.


Married Thomas Whitney, 1963 (divorced 1978). Married Ernest Landauer, December 31, 1987.

Augustus Moore

Leona (Green) Moore

Thomas Whitney

Ernest Landauer