Nebraska Authors

Peggy Ann Volzke Kelley

Born 1936-09-05 Broken Bow, NE (USA)

Died 2008-08-22
Lincoln, NE

Ms. Kelley was known as a feminist, writer, researcher, poet, interior designer, artist, and mother of three sons. Her civic accomplishments included organizing fund-raising campaigns and water safety swim programs for the American Red Cross. She wrote and edited publications on women's rights. She represented the National Organization for Women on the Nebraska International Women's Year Coalition.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Journalism and English


Newspaper executive


American Red Cross
National Organization for Women (NOW)


Women of the Nebraska Hall of Fame. 1976.

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