HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG1031.AM: Minnie Mae (Freeman) Penney, 1868-1943
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.
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.
Blizzards — Nebraska — 1888
Penney, Minnie Mae (Freeman), 1868-1943
Revised TMM 12-19-2016