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Maxine Blakemore Olmsted, American writer. Recipient Citation award. Member of Arizona Humane Society, Scottsdale Center for Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, Artes Bellas (founder), Arizona Dance Arts Alliance, National League American Pen Women, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Background

Olmsted, Maxine Blakemore was born on December 18, 1907 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of John Flick and Cassa Geneva (Illsley) Blakemore.

Education

Bachelor in Drama,, University Washington, Seattle, 1931.

Career

Public relations director United Cerebral Palsy Association Central Ariz, 1957—1959, Maricopa County & Arizona Associations Mental Health, 1959—1961, Arizona Association Crippled Children and Adults, 1962—1964, Phoenix Jewish Community Center, 1965—1968, Arizona Commission Arts and Humanities, 1969—1970. Maricopa county coordinator Arizona Commission Arts and Humanities Dance/movement Elementary Schools, 1970—1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (documentary film) The Desert Speaks., author books. Contributor articles.

Membership

Member of Arizona Humane Society, Scottsdale Center for Arts, Phoenix Art Museum, Artes Bellas (founder), Arizona Dance Arts Alliance, National League American Pen Women, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.

Connections

Married Joel Burleson Olmsted, September 5, 1931. Children: Cassa Blakemore, Spalding Maxine.

father:
John Flick Blakemore

mother:
Cassa Geneva (Illsley) Blakemore

spouse:
Joel Burleson Olmsted

children:
Cassa Blakemore Olmsted

Spalding Maxine Olmsted