in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 993 words.
McCrackin, Josephine (25 November 1838–21 December 1920), writer and conservationist, was born in Westphalia, Prussia, the daughter of Georg Woempner (or Wompner), a former member of the...