On the back of the card is
this biographical information:
Harold Bell Wright, born, Rome, N. Y., 1872
Francis E. Long, born, Buffalo, N. Y., 1875
Married, Buffalo, N. Y., 1899
Gilbert Munger Wright, born, Pittsburg, Kan.,
Paul Williams Wright, born, Pittsburg, Kan.,
Norman Hall Wright, born Redlands, Cal., 1910
Harold Bell Wright after
attending Hiram College held pastorates in the Christian Church at
Pittsburg, Kansas; Lebanon, Missouri; Kansas City; Missouri; and
Redlands, California. He quit preaching in 1908.
Mr. Wright has painted a
number of very credible landscapes. His painting, "The
Old Trail," presented to his friend and publisher is the most
notable, largely because of its associations. He sacrificed
his art for literature in 1909.
"That Printer of
Udell's" published in 1903 was the author's first book.
This was followed by "The Shepherd of the Hills,"
"The Calling of Dan Matthews," "The Uncrowned
King," "The Winning of Barbara Worth," "Their
Yesterdays," and "The Eyes of the World" published
August 8th of this year--1914.
The Wright family are
devoted one to the other, and all are great lovers of God's