Woman of the Century/Bertha H. Burnham
BURNHAM, Miss Bertha H., author and educator, born in Essex. Mass., 22nd April, 1866. She is a resident of Lynn. Mass. In her early childhood her love for 'reading and writing was BERTHA H. BURNHAM. manifested. It was not until her sixteenth year that any of her writings were published, and those possessed the many crudities common to immaturity. Since that time she has written short articles and poems, whenever school duties and health permitted, her themes generally being of a religious nature. Recently her mind has turned toward pedagogical writing, as she has been a successful teacher for the past four years. Her writings have appeared in the New York "Independent." " Wide Awake." Chicago "'Advance," "Sunday-School Times," "Education" and other periodicals.