Jessie Eva Starr Patton Cravin, 1880-1961 [RG1639.AM]

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RG1639.AM:  Jessie Eva Starr Patton Cravin, 1880-1961

Reminiscences:  1888
Valentine, Cherry County, Neb.:  Pioneer
Size:  1 folder

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of the nine page typescript reminiscences of Jessie Starr regarding "The Big Blizzard," of January 12, 1888. As children, Jessie Starr and her siblings were lost in the storm for several hours. The Starr family lived in the Valentine, Nebraska area.

For additional resources regarding the January 12, 1888 blizzard, see the records of the "January 12, 1888 Blizzard Club" [RG3658]. See also the NSHS Library Catalog and the Nebraska History index for various published sources about the blizzard.

DESCRIPTION

Reminiscences of the January 12, 1888 Blizzard

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Blizzards -- Nebraska
Cravin, Jessie Eva Starr Patton, 1880-1961
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Cherry County
Nebraska -- Blizzard, 1888
Reminiscences
Starr family

 

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