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“As I Remember, A Grandmothers Story” by Elsie (McMillian) Hoffman

 Unprocessed — Box: 03648 D
Identifier: H2012-020

Content Description

The collection consists of one reminiscence titled, “As I Remember, A Grandmothers Story” by Elsie (McMillian) Hoffman. The stories were compiled by Elsie’s daughter Dorothy Nehlsen. The booklet provides a personal narrative of growing up in the McCook County area from roughly the 1900s to 1920s. Elsie was born in March 1899 to Robert and Louise Anne (Tornow) McMillan. The reminiscence describes a number of topics such as family life, country schools, the weather, agriculture, community life, neighbors, births and deaths, and travel.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • Event: ca. 1900s-1920s
  • 1983



0.1 Cubic Feet