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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



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



Reminiscences:  1888

Valentine, Cherry County, Nebraska:  Pioneer

Size:  One 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 Library Catalog and the Nebraska History index for various published sources about the blizzard.



INVENTORY



Reminiscences of the January 12, 1888 Blizzard



 



Subject headings:



Blizzards — Nebraska

Cravin, Jessie Eva Starr Patton, 1880-1961

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Cherry County

Nebraska — Blizzard, 1888

Reminiscences

Starr family



 



KFK   04-07-1995

Revised TMM   03-16-2010