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Georgia Hedrick Collection on Sarah Winnemucca

 Collection
Identifier: 93-67
Abstract Georgie Hedrick was an elementary school teacher in Reno, Nevada. Included is correspondence related to Hedrick's efforts to have an elementary school in northern Nevada named in honor of Nevada Paiute Indian activist Sarah Winnemucca and to have Sarah selected as the subject of one of Nevada's two statues in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building. Material between 1991-1992.
Dates: 1991-1992

Recollections of her life in the Army

 Collection
Identifier: 99-70
Abstract Fanny Dunbar Corbusier's recollections include her childhood in New Orleans; marriage to William Henry Corbusier in 1869; his medical practice in Ft. McDermitt, Nevada, from 1869-1872; Paiute Indians at Ft. McDermitt, including Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; and their stay at other western Army posts in Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Material from 1918.
Dates: 1918

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  • Subject: Women -- West (U.S.) X
  • Names: Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 X

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