Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1903/08/15 Katharine is born, the daughter of Charles Samuel and Clara L Northrup Ingham, in the home of her maternal grandparents, D Ward and Mary Northrop, at 174 (now 154) Church Street in Middletown, Conn. Born D Ward Northrop House, Wesleyan U Middletown
1914/00/00 Casey Brush entertains the boys at Dummer, enjoying her role as the only girl on the campus, dancing and making fudge for young visitors. Home Mansion House at Governor's Academy Newbury
1915/09/00 Casey enters Centenary Collegiate Ins. She will become a cutup, hellion and daredevil, often reprimanded, punished and suspended for a fortnight. She plays field hockey, earns good marks in English and writes essays for classmates at a penny a page. Education Centenary Collegiate Institute Hackettstown
1920/00/00 Katharine Ingham marries Thomas Stewart Brush at the headmaster's manse at Dummer with a matron of honor and four bridesmaids, then take a honeymoon motor trip to East Liverpool, Ohio, to her new home. Bride Mansion House at Governor's Academy Newbury
1921/00/00 By 1922, Casey Brush buys a house on Orchard Grove Ave which she begins decorating and refurnishing. Home Katharine and Thomas Brush Residence East Liverpool
1922/00/00 Katharine Brush gives birth to a son, Thomas B Brush Jr. Mother
1925/00/00 The Brush family are mailed copies of the local Ku Klux Klan weekly with scathing and menacing comments. Katharine will later say its "all part of the nightmare that life in East Liverpool had become." Tom's newspaper, The Review, was critical of the KKK. Life Katharine and Thomas Brush Residence East Liverpool
1925/05/00 "Glitter" by Katharine Brush is published by College Humor magazine. Author Glitter (book)
1925/09/11 At the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Katharine Brush covers the fifth Miss America pageant. Work Playground Pier Atlantic City, NJ
1925/10/00 Katharine Brush is assigned by the Brush-Moore Newspapers to write color articles and to cover the woman's angle of the World Series between Pittsburgh and Washington. Work
1925/10/25 At the beginning of a cold and rainy World Series Game 7, Casey Brush judges the game to be called after the second inning and leaves Forbes Field to go downtown for some shopping. Work Forbes Field Outfield Wall Pittsburgh
1925/10/25 Casey Brush buys a coffee table for her living room at the downtown Joseph Horne's department store. Life Joseph Horne Building Pittsburgh
1925/10/25 Casey Brush returns to Oakland and finds crowds outside Forbes Field. Realizing the game is still on, she tries to get in through the gates. A guard keeps her out due to the stampede of fans that is expected to pour out soon. A huge roar proves him right. Work Forbes Field Outfield Wall Pittsburgh
1925/10/26 Katharine Brush's Game 7 World Series article is on how the Pirates' players and wives plan to spend their vacations. Work
1926/09/23 Katharine Brush reports on the world's heavyweight title fight between defending champion Jack Dempsey and challenger Gene Tunney at the Sesquicentennial Municipal Stadium (lost) in Philadelphia before a crowd of over 120,000 people. Work
1927/09/00 "Night Club" by Katharine Brush is published in Harper's. Author Night Club (short story)
1928/03/00 On the way home from spending the winter in Tampa, Florida, where Tommy Brush was reporting on baseball spring training, Kay begins a short story about a sports writer which will eventually became the novel, "Young Man of Manhattan." Author Young Man of Manhattan (book)
1929/00/00 "The Mother Has the Custody" by Katharine Brush is included in her short story collection "Night Club". Author The Mother Has the Custody (short story)
1929/03/16 "Him and Her" by Katharine Brush is published in Collier's Weekly. Author Him and Her (short story)
1929/07/00 "Night Club" with ten other short stories by Katharine Brush is published in hardcover. Author Night Club and Other Stories (short story collection)
1929/10/00 Katharine Brush marries Hubert "Bob" Charles Winans, the European representative of a Wall St investment firm. Bride
1929/10/23 After spending two weeks on a driving tour of Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, Hubert and Kay arrive in Paris the day before the catastrophic stock market crash. Life
1929/11/00 Upon learning of the collapse of the American stock market, Hubert and Kay return to New York on the first ship available. Since their new home is not ready, they will spend the next two months in a hotel. Life
1929/12/00 Kay and Bob move into their apartment with the painters and carpenters still working. Lacking money to buy much furniture, they had two chairs to sit in the 30 by 40 foot living room. Home No 322 East 57th Street, NYC New York City
1930/00/00 Katharine Brush receives the O Henry Award for Best Short Short of 1929 for "Him and Her". Author Him and Her (short story)
1930/00/00 "Young Man of Manhattan" by Katharine Brush is published by Farrar and Rinehart, Murray Hill, New York City. The book jacket is by Edgar Franklin Wittmack. Author Young Man of Manhattan (book)
1930/01/00 Bob Winans loses his job the first of the year when his firm closes its foreign bond operations. Life
1930/09/00 "Good Wednesday" by Katharine Brush is published in Harper's. Author Good Wednesday (short story)
1931/00/00 "Red-Headed Woman" by Katharine Brush is published by Farrar and Rinehart, New York. Author Red-Headed Woman (book)
1932/00/00 Katharine Brush buys an old house on Saybrook Road, has it moved back from the road and builds a Laurel Cottage. Built as a writers retreat, the one-bedroom cottage sits atop a promontory overlooking the Connecticut River. Home Katharine Brush Residence, Haddam Haddam, CT
1932/00/00 Katharine Brush is named a Best Short Story writer, by the O Henry Memorial Committee. Author
1935/06/03 The Campbell, Duane, INGHAM and Taney are launched and christened together, INGHAM is sponsored by Katherine Ingham Brush. Dignitary INGHAM (USCGC) Key West
1940/00/00 "This Is On Me" by Katharine Brush is published by Farrar and Rinehart, New York. Author This Is On Me (book)
1940/06/00 Young Tom Brush graduates from The Loomis Institute, a boarding school in Windsor, Connecticut. Mother Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor Windsor, CT
1941/07/16 The NY Times reports: RENO, Nev, July 15 - Katharine Ingham Brush Winans, who writes fiction under the name Katharine Brush, filed a divorce suit today against Charles Hubert Winans, charging cruelty. Life
1946/03/16 "Birthday Party" by Katharine Brush is published in The New Yorker. Author Birthday Party (short story)
1952/06/10 After surviving an operation for the removal of a brain tumor, Katharine Brush dies at St Luke's Hospital in NYC. Cremated at New York's Ferncliff, her ashes are buried next to her parents, and her brother Travis in Riverside Cemetery in Old Saybrook, CT. Died

13 Creative Works by Katharine Brush »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Glitter (book) Author Novel 1925/05/00
Night Club (short story) Author Short Story 1927/09/00
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Mother Has the Custody (short story) Author Short Story 1929/00/00
Him and Her (short story) Author Short Story 1929/03/16
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
Night Club and Other Stories (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1929/07/00
Young Man of Manhattan (book) Author Novel 1930/00/00
Good Wednesday (short story) Author Short Story 1930/09/00
Red-Headed Woman (book) Author Novel 1931/00/00
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
Football Girl (short story) Author Short Story 1931/10/00
This Is On Me (book) Author Memoir 1940/00/00
Lounge-Car Blonde (short story) Author Short Story 1943/03/27
Birthday Party (short story) Author Short Story 1946/03/16
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
A Drink Is Always a Good Idea (short story) Author Short Story 1948/12/04

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