Helena (Hanson) Peters [RG5258.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG5258.AM:  Helena (Hanson) Peters, 1905-2005

Letter:  January 30, 1949
Sheridan County, Nebraska
Size:  One letter

BACKGROUND NOTE

Born on February 14, 1905, Helena Hanson was the daughter of Charles and Jennie Hanson.  The family lived at Neligh for a time before moving to a farm in Sheridan County, south of Hay Springs.  Helena attended Hay Springs High School and college at Chadron State.  She spent several years teaching at rural schools before marrying Joy Peters on October 6, 1928.  The couple spent the next forty-eight years farming.  Helena (Hanson) Peters died at Broken Bow, Nebraska, on June 17, 2005.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of one letter written by Helena Peters on January 30, 1949.  The letter was sent to her sister Mabel in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  In the letter, Helena describes the aftermath of the Blizzard of 1949.

INVENTORY

Letter, January 30, 1949

 

Subject headings:

Blizzards -- Nebraska -- 1949
Peters, Helena (Hanson), 1905-2005
Peters, Joy L., 1905-1976
Sheridan County (Neb.) -- History

 

TMM     01-07-2021

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