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Collection Number RG1026.AM
Collection Name RG1026 Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer reminiscences
Date or Date Span 1983-1985
Year Range from 1983
Year Range to 1985
Scope & Content The collection consists of reminiscences of Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer of Lincoln, Nebraska. These reminiscences trace Gilmer's life as a child, teacher, and wife in northeast Nebraska, the Sandhills, and Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes about her parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, and her husband, Robert Gilmer, as well as their children. She makes observations on various things including education in Nebraska; the Kinkaid Act; how to build a sod house; weather; her boyfriends; influenze; and the Great Depression.
Creator Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992
Finding Aids Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer finding aid.
Related units of description See the audio component [RG1026.AU] for related audio tapes.
Subjects Domestic life
Farm life
People Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992
Gilmer, Robert Lee, 1887-1982
Sorensen, Phil
Tucker, Charles, 1857-1936
Tucker, Lizzie Lincola (Jones), 1865-1943
Search Terms Box Butte County (Neb.) -- History
Brown County (Neb.) -- History
Cobb family
Dakota County (Neb.) -- History
Dillon family
Dixon County (Neb.) -- History
Domestic life -- Nebraska
Education -- Nebraska
Educators -- Nebraska
Farm life -- Nebraska
Gilmer family
Hoskins family
Long Pine (Neb.) -- History
Martinsburg (Neb.) -- History
Pender (Neb.) -- History
Ponca (Neb.) -- History
Rejman family
Schools -- Nebraska
Social life and customs -- Nebraska
Sorensen family
Teachers -- Nebraska
Thurston County (Neb.) -- History
Tilton family
Tucker family
Wakefield (Neb.) -- History
Women -- Nebraska