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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