Eudora Welty , author. Nov. 15, 1970. Eudora Welty, who has written many short stories in addition to her novels, has held professorships at Smith College, Bryn Mawr and Millsaps. Blue checkered house dress and flat canvas shoes are her typical attire. HOUCHRON CAPTION (11/15/1970): Eudora Welty . . . in Jackson, Mississippi. HOUCHRON CAPTION (05/04/1984): Author Eudora Welty reflects on her career. HOUCHRON CAPTION (07/24/2001): Famed Mississippi writer Eudora Welty, shown in 1970, won both the Pulitzer Prize (for « The Optimist’s Daughter ») and the National Book Award (for « Losing Battles »). HOUCHRON CAPTION (07/27/2001)(07/29/2001): Welty. HOUCHRON CAPTION (08/05/2003): Eudora Welty, author of « A Curtain of Green » and « The Robber Bridegroom, » served as photographer for the Mississippi guide.