Individual Author Record
Name: Jeannette Howard FosterPen Name: Jeannette H. Foster, Jeannette Foster Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1895 in Oak Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFoster was an Oak Park native and received her doctorate in Library Science from the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationJeannette Foster was a librarian, professor, poet, and researcher in the field of lesbian literature. Her book ''Sex Variant Women in Literature'' is one of the first books published in the area that is now known as GLBT studies.In 1998 Foster was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame.
''Sex Variant Women in Literature'', Vantage Press, 1975''Two Women Revisited: Poetry of Jeannette Foster&Valerie Taylor'', Edward William Pub Co, 1976