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Abbott Sisters' Living Legacy Grand Island Independent March 17, 2008

Abbott Sisters Day at the Grand Island Public Library Grand Island Independent March 16, 2008
 
Remembering Grand Island's most famous residents Grand Island Independent March 14, 2008

The Abbott Family NTV March 14, 2008
 
Women respected for political leadership Grand Island Independent March 12, 2008

http://theindependent.com/stories/122903/new_abbotts29.shtml
Saturday, March 20, 2004
Abbott Sisters Webpage Unveiled

http://theindependent.com/stories/122903/new_abbotts29.shtml
Monday, December 29, 2003
History project gains momentum

http://theindependent.com/stories/102903/new_gilibrary.shtml
Wednesday, October 29, 2003
G. I. Library honored for diversity, community involvement

http://theindependent.com/stories/040603/new_moonshell06.shtml
Sunday, April 6, 2003
Moonshell awards presented

http://theindependent.com/stories/032403/new_moonshell24.shtml
Monday, March 24, 2003
Artists to be honored at Moonshell awards

 

A Prairie Childhood - the Spring 2003 text of an edited version of Edith Abbott's memoir of Grace's childhood is available on the internet via the website of the Center for Great Plains Studies and this organization's Great Plains Quarterly

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/032003/new_abbott20.shtml
Thursday, March 20, 2003
Stuhr, library offer resources for Abbott research

http://theindependent.com/stories/082502/new_greene25.html
Sunday, August 25, 2002
Book festival to feature Greene speech, performance opportunities

http://theindependent.com/stories/052502/new_tours25.html
Saturday, May 25, 2002
Cemetery tours evoke memories

http://theindependent.com/stories/033102/fea_fosselman31.html
Sunday, March 31, 2002
Who wore what, when, where, why and how?

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/032102/new_abbott21.html
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Abbott promotions will boost the city's identity, officials say

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/032102/new_abbottday21.html
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Abbott sisters celebrated in Lincoln, Grand Island

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/031502/new_abbott15.html
Friday, March 15, 2002
Celebrating the Abbott sisters
Many events planned to honor accomplishments of the G.I. natives

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/032102/new_abbottday21.html
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Abbott sisters celebrated in Lincoln, Grand Island

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/032102/new_abbott21.html
Thursday, March 21, 2002
Abbott promotions will boost the city's identity, officials say

http://theindependent.com/stories/031702/opi_library17.html
Sunday, March 17, 2002
Women sustaining the American spirit

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/030302/new_abbotts03.html
Sunday, March 3, 2002
Special day proclaimed for Abbott sisters

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/092601/fea_builders26.html
Wednesday, September 26, 2001
CommunityBuilders
Nonprofit organizations benefit from half-dozen community foundations

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/091701/new_bill17.html
Monday, September 17, 2001
Former GISH teacher sculpts monument for South Dakota

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/080201/opi_letters02.html
Thursday, August 2, 2001
Letters to the Editor
...Abbotts' contributions should be admired...

http://theindependent.com/stories/073101/gui_fame.html
Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Some claims to fame: Abbott Sisters, Fonda

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062401/new_bust24.html
Sunday, June 24, 2001
Bronze busts of Abbott sisters dedicated at library
Researcher hopes children will be inspired by memorial

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062301/opi_edit23.html
Saturday, June 23, 2001
Sculptures will honor Abbott sisters

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062101/fea_abbotts21.html
Thursday, June 21, 2001
G.I.'s favorite daughters
Local artist makes permanent remembrance of Grand Island sisters

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062101/fea_tribute21.html
Thursday, June 21, 2001
The goal of the Abbott Sisters Project

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/061701/opi_otherperspect17.html
Sunday, June 17, 2001
Abbott sisters project adds to library

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/061601/new_sculpt16.html
Saturday, June 16, 2001
Abbott sisters sculptures to be dedicated

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/052601/new_new_cem26.html
Saturday, May 26, 2001
Grand Island Cemetery filled with history
Tour teaches about past, pays tribute to Abbott sisters

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/051001/new_website10.html
Thursday, May 10, 2001
Students create Web site about Abbott sisters

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/050501/new_boosters05.html
Saturday, May 5, 2001
Fine arts boosters ask board for help
G.I. supporters request to be first in line for more funding

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/111800/new_abbotts18.html
Saturday, November 18, 2000
Sorensen would like to create Abbott sisters curriculum

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/111700/new_abbottproject17.html
Friday, November 17, 2000
G.I. native planning Abbott sisters education project

http://theindependent.com/stories/060400/opi_fosselman04.html
Sunday, June 4, 2000
Behold our new century

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/092799/new_library27.html
Monday, September 27, 1999
Bookworm's delight
Library celebrates birthday, remembers past

http://www.gips.org/Technology/T.I.E./Mangers-Johnson/Abbott%20Sisters/Abbott_Sisters.html
School District of Grand Island T.I.E. Project
Abbott Sisters Lesson from Cindy Johnson, 4th Grade at Newell

http://www.unl.edu/scarlet/v7n1/v7n1arts.html
University of Nebraska-Lincoln “Scarlet”, January 10, 1997
Abbott Sisters Profiled on Nebraska Public Radio

http://net.unl.edu/newsFeat/capview/cv_032002.html
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications, March 20, 2002

http://www.yorknewstimes.com/stories/032202/edi_0322020006.shtml
York News-Times, March 22, 2002

http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/public/news_releases/0310JaneGeskeAward.html
Nebraska Center for the Book Announces 2003 Jane Geske Award
Grand Island Public Library and Foundation Honored

http://www.press.uillinois.edu/f03/costin.html
Review of “Two Sisters for Social Justice: a Biography of Grace and Edith Abbott” by Lela B. Costin

Abbott Family & Friends

http://www.stuhrmuseum.org/research/suffrage.htm
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Research Department
Hall County's Pioneering Women, Social Reform and Women's Sufferage

http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/wawhh.html
University of Chicago Jane Addams Hull-House Museum
Works about the Women of Hull-House

http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/hull-maxwell/vicinity/nws1/documents/html/20years/20yearscontents.htm
Twenty Years at Hull House
Jane Addams, 1910

Edith Abbott

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/092603/new_teaparty26.shtml
Friday, September 26, 2003
Tea party teaches history in many ways on Sunday

http://theindependent.com/stories/092803/opi_seggern28.shtml
Sunday, September 28, 2003
Happy birthday, Edith

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/092199/new_library21.html
Tuesday, September 21, 1999
Library to celebrate anniversary with 1880s birthday party

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062101/fea_edith21.html
Thursday, June 21, 2001
Edith Abbott

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAWabbottE.htm
biography from Spartacus Educational

http://www.nde.state.ne.us/SS/notables/abbott.html
biography from Nebraska Department of Education

http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/eabbott.html
biography from Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Study of Mind and Society

http://www.naswfoundation.org/pioneers/a/abbott.htm
biography from National Association of Social Workers

http://search.eb.com/women/articles/Abbott_Edith.html
Women in American History by Encyclopedia Britannica

http://www.boondocksnet.com/labor/cl_0807_abbott.html
American Journal of Sociology, July 1908
A Study of the Early History of Child Labor in America
Edith Abbott

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/projects/centcat/centcats/fac/facch21_01.html
biography from University of Chicago

http://library.thinkquest.org/C001515/heroism/herodb.php%3faction=hero&HeroID=3
Heroism: Stories and Biographies

http://spartan.ac.brocku.ca/~lward/abbott/Breckinridge_Abbott_1912/Breckinridge_Abbott_1912_toc.html
The Delinquent Child and the Home
Sophonisba Breckinridge and Edith Abbott, 1912

http://spartan.ac.brocku.ca/%7Elward/abbott/Abbott_Breckinridge_1917/Abbott_Breckinridge_1917_toc.html
Truancy and Non-attendance in the Public Schools
Sophonisba Breckinridge and Edith Abbott, 1917

http://www.utoronto.ca/facsocwk/practicum/manual/bib/spitzer_designing.pdf
Journal of Social Work Education, Winter 2001, page 79
Edith Abbott Was Right: Designing Fieldwork Experiences for Contemporary Health Care Practice
William Spitzer

http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu/aboutssa/history/tour1d.shtml
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/hull-maxwell/vicinity/nws1/documents/html/breckinridge.htm
American Journal of Sociology v. XVII, no. 1 (July, 1911); 1-34
Chicago Housing Conditions: IV: The West Side Revisited
Sophonisba Breckinridge and Edith Abbott

http://www.panesu.org/subject/notable/Edith-Abbott
ESU 13 & 14

Grace Abbott

http://www.unl.edu/plains/images/SorensenAbbott.pdf
A Prairie Childhood - the text of a newly-edited version of Edith Abbott's memoir of Grace's childhood, from Great Plains Quarterly, v. 23, no. 2 (Spring 2003), Center for Great Plains Studies.

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/073102/new_abbott31.html
Wednesday, July 31, 2002
Grand Island to Celebrate Grace Abbott Park

http://www.theindependent.com/stories/062101/fea_grace21.html
Thursday, June 21, 2001
Grace Abbott

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAWabbottG.htm
biography from Spartacus Educational

http://www.nde.state.ne.us/SS/notables/abbottg.html
biography from Nebraska Department of Education

http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/gabbott.html
biography from Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Study of Mind and Society

http://www.bartleby.com/65/ab/Abbott-Gr.html
biography from Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

http://search.eb.com.au/women/articles/Abbott_Grace.html
Women in American History by Encyclopedia Britannica

http://search.eb.com.au/women/classic/C0030.html
Maternity and Infant Welfare: The United States
Grace Abbott for Encyclopedia Britannica

http://search.eb.com.au/women/classic/C0027.html
Juvenile Employment: United States
Grace Abbott for Encyclopedia Britannica

http://search.eb.com.au/women/classic/C0029.html
Law Related to Children: United States
Grace Abbott for Encyclopedia Britannica

http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/ihy980454.html
Illinois History April 1998
Grace Abbott: Leader of the Immigrants

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/gilded/abbott_1
biography from “America’s Story from America’s Library”

http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu/aboutssa/history/tour1e.shtml
School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/oversite/kidstuff/abbott.htm
Nebraska State Historical Society

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/nov17.html
Library of Congress American Memory Project

http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/musdi:@field(DOCID+@lit(musdi205)):@@@$REF$
Children’s Bureau, Grace Abbott, Chief, 1928
Public Dance Halls, Their Regulation and Place in the Recreation of Adolescents

http://www.nebraskachildren.org/GraceAbbottAward.htm
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation

http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/hull-maxwell/vicinity/nws1/documents/html/abbott-introduction.htm
biography from University of Chicago

http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/hull-maxwell/vicinity/nws1/documents/html/abbott.htm
American Journal of Sociology, v. 15 (1909): 373-393
A Study of the Greeks in Chicago
Grace Abbott

http://net.unl.edu/nextexit/faith/grace_03.html
NETonline, Next Exit, Amazing Grace – Transcript

http://www.kdp.org/resources_laureate.asp?B=57
biography from Kappa Delta Pi

 

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