Adele Garrison

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Adele Garrison was the nom de plume of Nana Springer White, an American writer. Her daily newspaper column, a serial story called Revelations of a Wife, ran in multiple American newspapers from 1915 until the Depression.

Nana Springer White was born in Clinton Junction, Wisconsin. Her career included time as a schoolteacher in Milwaukee. She later worked as an editor for the Milwaukee Sentinel and then a reporter and writer for the Chicago Examiner and the Chicago American. She had one son and one daughter.

Revelations of a Wife told the story of the marital ups and downs of Margaret "Madge" Graham, an independent-minded former schoolteacher, and her husband Dicky, an artist. At the height of the story's popularity, it had one million regular readers.


  1. 3,000,000 Words, Time magazine, Monday, Mar. 12, 1928
  2. Undated Wisconsin State Journal article
  3. Works by Adele Garrison at Project Gutenberg
  4. Revelations of a Wife: the Story of a Honeymoon (columns from 1915 to 1917)

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