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Ida Mae Jessop Lewis, 1862-1951


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

Reminiscences:  1862-1951
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Prison reform activist
Size:  1 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.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925
Lancaster County (Neb.) -- History
Lewis family
Lewis, Ida Mae Jessop, 1862-1951
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Nebraska State Penitentiary (Lincoln, Neb.)
Prison reformers -- Nebraska
Prisons -- Nebraska
Salvation Army (Lincoln, Neb.)
Smith, Doroty J.
Social problems

 

Revised 04-17-2009   TMM

 

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