Celebrating the life and career of Edward Stratemeyer on the 155th anniversary of his birthday.
On this date, September 16, in 1919 Edward Stratemeyer responded to a young fan and revealed some things about how he became a writer. The Rover Boys Second Series is mentioned.
When Edward Stratemeyer was a young adult, he participated on at least one committee to organize a dance in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Elizabeth, NJ: Red Ribbon Club and Stratemeyer’s Cigar Store On the card above, the location of the Red Ribbon Club Parlors was the corner of Broad and East Grand Streets. In the 1888 […]
Edward Stratemeyer’s older brother, Maurice, owned a music store in Elizabeth, N.J. However, it was not the place where Edward wrote his first professional story.
Edward Stratemeyer’s mother, Anna Siegal Stratemeyer, was a supportive influence on the young author.