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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900-

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Dorothy Ritter was born on Aug. 24, 1900, the daughter of Roscoe H. and Mary Polk Ritter. She graduated from DePauw University in 1922 and was a social worker at the Institute for Disabled and Crippled Men ( New York ). In 1923 she married Anthony J. Russo and they had two children, Robert and Mary. The Russos opened the Hoosier Book Shop ( Indianapolis ) in 1931. They began to prepare and publish bibliographies of Indiana authors in 1939. After her husband died in 1940 Mrs. Russo continued the project which was sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society and financed by J. K. Lilly, Jr. From 1953 until her retirement in 1970 she worked for the Marion County Public Welfare Department.

Information from Gayle Thornbrough.

  • Abe Martin--Kin Hubbard; a Study of a Character and His Creator, Intended Primarily As a Check List of the Abe Martin Books … (withBlanche Stillson). Indianapolis, 1939.Search "Abe Martin--Kin Hubbard; a Study of a Character and His Creator,
                                        Intended Primarily As a Check List of the Abe Martin Books …" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of James Whitcomb Riley (withAnthony J. Russo). Indianapolis, 1944.Search "A Bibliography of James Whitcomb Riley" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of George Ade, 1866-1944. Indianapolis, 1947.Search "A Bibliography of George Ade, 1866-1944" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington, 1869-1946 (withThelma L. Sullivan). Indianapolis, 1949.Search "A Bibliography of Booth Tarkington, 1869-1946" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • One Hundred Years of Indiana Medicine, 1849-1949. Indianapolis, 1949.Search "One Hundred Years of Indiana Medicine, 1849-1949" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of Crawfordsville (withThelma L. Sullivan). Indianapolis, 1952.Search "Bibliographical Studies of Seven Authors of
                                        Crawfordsville" by RUSSO, DOROTHY RITTER (MRS. ANTHONY J.): 1900- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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