Nebraska Authors

Hilda Black

AKA: Hilda E. Pryor Black

Born 1891-12-28 MO (USA)

Died 1987-06-13
Sheridan County, NE (USA)

Alliance, NE (USA)
Alliance Cemetery

Nebraska Poet and Rancher, she was responsible for bringing electricity to the Nebraska Panhandle.

Places Lived

Enid, OK
Kingman, KS
Lakeside, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry






Friends with John Neihardt
Panhandle Rural Electric Association, First President and Founder, 1944


Selected Poems of Hilda Black. 1966.
The Best of Hilda Black. 1974.

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