Minnie Mae (Freeman) Penney [RG1031.AM]

HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1031.AM:  Minnie Mae (Freeman) Penney, 1868-1943

Papers:  1887-1888
St. Paul, Howard County, Nebraska:  Teacher
Size:  One folder; two items

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

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.

RELATED MATERIALS

See RG3658 for records of the January 12, 1888 Blizzard Club.

See the Nebraska History index and the Library for various published materials relating to the Blizzard of 1888.

 

Subject headings:

Blizzards -- Nebraska -- 1888
Penney, Minnie Mae (Freeman), 1868-1943

 

Revised TMM      12-19-2016

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