Nebraska Hall of Fame: Bess Streeter Aldrich

Bess Streeter Aldrich, 1881-1954.

Aldrich, the narrator of Nebraska, gave literary life to Nebraska pioneer memories and honored the trials and dreams of settlers, that all may realize and cherish their heritage. One Aldrich novel, A Lantern in her Hand, was translated into many languages. She lived in Elmwood and Lincoln.

She was inducted into the Hall of Fame, 1971-72.

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