Nebraska Authors

Britannia Daughters Bednar

AKA: Mrs. James E. Bednar

Born 1876-12-27 Mooreshill, IN (USA)

Died 1965-12-22
Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Places Lived

Mooreshill, IN
Marmaton, KS
Moscow, ID
Washington State
Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
Los Angeles, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Sociology; Political Economy; Child Studies


Attended Public Schools in Kansas
Idaho State University Prepatory School, Moscow, ID
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1905, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Studies in Sociology and Child Studies, 1909-10, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Rural School Teacher
Assistant, Department of Education, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Places Worked

Taught at various schools in Washington and Idaho
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


Received the Kaufmann Scholarship from Idaho State University, Moscow, ID


President of the University Young Women's Christian Association
Active worker in the campaigns for suffrage in Nebraska
Phi Omega Phi, Charter Member and Founder at the University of Nebraska
Member of the Executive Board of the First Congregational Church of Omaha
Central High School Parent Teachers Association, Omaha, NE
Dundee Parent Teachers Association
Camp Fire Girls, Vice President
Social Settlement Association


Garden City Movement.
Juvenile Court in Nebraska.
Conditions Among Working Girls.

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