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Bessie May Tucker Gilmer, 1898-

RG1026.AM:  Bessie May Tucker Gilmer, 1898-

Reminiscences:  1857-1985, mainly 1898-1936
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Teacher
Size:  1 folder


The collection consists of reminiscences of Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer of Lincoln, Nebraska. These reminiscences trace Gilmer's life as a child, teacher, and wife in northeast Nebraska, the Sandhills, and Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes about her parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, and her husband, Robert Gilmer, as well as their children. She makes observations on various things including education in Nebraska; the Kinkaid Act; how to build a sod house; weather; her boyfriends; influenze; and the Great Depression.

See the audio component [RG1026.AU] for related audio tapes.





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Cobb family
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Dillon family
Dixon County (Neb.) -- History
Domestic life -- Nebraska
Education -- Nebraska
Educators -- Nebraska
Farm life -- Nebraska
Gilmer, Robert Lee
Gilmer family
Hoskins family
Long Pine (Neb.) -- History
Martinsburg (Neb.) -- History
Pender (Neb.) -- History
Ponca (Neb.) -- History
Rejman family
Schools -- Nebraska
Social life and customs -- Nebraska
Sorensen, Phil
Sorensen family
Teachers -- Nebraska
Thurston County (Neb.) -- History
Tilton family
Tucker, Charles, 1857-1936
Tucker, Lizzie Lincola Jones, 1865-
Tucker family
Wakefield (Neb.) -- History
Women -- Nebraska


07-15-2009   Revised TMM/tmm


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