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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1160.AM:  Ida Mae Jessop Lewis, 1862-1951



Reminiscences:  1862-1951

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska:  Prison reform activist

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection contains recollections of Ida Mae Lewis’ life (ca. 1862-1951), mostly in Lincoln, Nebraska, written by Lewis’ granddaughter, Dorothy J. Smith. Lewis’ interest in prison reform at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, as well as her work with the Salvation Army, are described. Also included in the collection is a program for Lewis’ memorial service from June 24, 1951. The program includes a brief biography and eulogy.



Note:  See the photo component [RG1160.PH] for prints and negatives.



 



Subject headings:



Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

Lancaster County (Nebraska) — History

Lewis family

Lewis, Ida Mae Jessop, 1862-1951

Lincoln (Nebraska) — History

Nebraska State Penitentiary (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Prison reformers — Nebraska

Prisons — Nebraska

Salvation Army (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Smith, Dorothy J.

Social problems



 



Revised TMM         04-17-2009