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Women's History Collection: E

Eldredge, Lucile Papers (H85-80, H88-71, H95-24) 1 cubic foot

Photographs of Mrs. Henry Ash, Crook City, Dakota Territory, 1876 and her daughter, Annie Ash Eldredge, ca. 1880, and two autograph books belonging to Annie Ash Eldridge. Ben Ash was a member of the first group of White men to illegally enter the Black Hills in 1876. Also includes letters, photographs, postcards, and newspaper clippings relating to the early history of the Black Hills area, especially Crook City. The letters, written in 1941, were to Annie Eldredge, who was writing a history of the Crook City area, and collected recollections of life in the area during the 1800s