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Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Marker | Newspaper Article/Clipping | Wisconsin Historical Society

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Marker

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Marker | Newspaper Article/Clipping | Wisconsin Historical Society
Participants in the dedication ceremony of the Laura Ingalls Wilder historical marker in Pepin, Wilder's birthplace, included, from left to right, Miss Eleanor Sanford, vice-president of the LaCrosse Historical Society, Mrs. William Laux, children's librarian at the LaCrosse public library, Harold Lunde, Pepin school administrator, Miss Reba Wakefield, retired librarian from St. Paul, and Mrs. Jesse Jahnke, Pepin librarian. Miss Wakefield, as a friend of Wilder's, was instrumental in bringing awareness to the importance and impact of Wilder as an author and to the preparation of the historical marker itself.
DESCRIPTION
Participants in the dedication ceremony of the Laura Ingalls Wilder historical marker in Pepin, Wilder's birthplace, included, from left to right, Miss Eleanor Sanford, vice-president of the LaCrosse Historical Society, Mrs. William Laux, children's librarian at the LaCrosse public library, Harold Lunde, Pepin school administrator, Miss Reba Wakefield, retired librarian from St. Paul, and Mrs. Jesse Jahnke, Pepin librarian. Miss Wakefield, as a friend of Wilder's, was instrumental in bringing awareness to the importance and impact of Wilder as an author and to the preparation of the historical marker itself.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:123235
Creation Date: September 16 1962
Creator Name:Winona Daily News
City:Pepin
County:Pepin
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Historical markers file, 1949-2003
Genre:Newspaper Article/Clipping
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:1975/191, Box 4, Fldr 24
Original Dimensions:5.25 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Photograph and information from "Winona Daily News" clipping, September 17, 1962, and "Pepin Herald" clippings, September 13, 1962 and September 20, 1962.
SUBJECTS
Societies, etc
Dresses
School administrators
Historic sites
Monuments
Rites and ceremonies
Men
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Women
Plaques, plaquettes
Authors
Librarians

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