A Marginal Romance

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 04/09/2020

Notes written between young lovers in the margins of a 150-year old book provide valuable insight into the courtship of Othman and Elizabeth Abbott. The Abbotts were two of Nebraska's early leaders and the parents of social welfare leaders Edith and Grace Abbott. The book was gifted to the Stuhr Museum where it sat for many years on a back shelf waiting to be rediscovered.

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Jack Williams