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Collection Number RG1031.AM
Collection Name RG1031 Freeman, Minnie Mae
Identifier Letter
Size and Materials 1 folder; 2 items
Title Minnie Mae Freeman collection
Date or Date Span 1887-1888
Year Range from 1887
Year Range to 1888
Scope & Content This collection consists of two items. The first item is a newspaper clipping entitled, "Minnie Mae Freeman: The Brave Heroine of the Blizzard," which tells of Freeman's efforts to rescue school children during the 1888 blizzard. The second item is a letter written by Freeman from St. Paul, Nebraska, to her friend, Anna Bell, at Mira Creek, Nebraska. The letter is dated November 17, 1887.
Creator Freeman, Minnie Mae
Finding Aids Minnie Mae Freeman finding aid.
Related units of description See RG3658 for records of the January 12, 1888 Blizzard Club.

See the Nebraska History index and the NSHS Library for various published materials relating to the Blizzard of 1888.
Subjects Blizzards
Teachers
People Bell, Anna
Freeman, Minnie
Search Terms Blizzards -- Nebraska
Blizzards -- Nebraska -- 1888
Teachers -- Nebraska