Nebraska Authors

Phoebe Helen Athey-Nater

Born 1916-09-17 Elsmere, NE (USA)

Died 1989-08-31
Bakersfield, CA (USA)

Bakersfield, CA (USA)
Greenlawn Memorial Park

The author had the distinction of being cast as a pioneer mother in a short historical film, Pioneers of the Plains.

Places Lived

Goose Creek, Sandhills Region, NE
Denver, CO
Laramie, WY
Bakersfield, CA

Author Of

  • Fiction


Historical fiction; Nebraska-Fiction; Pioneer Life


University of Nebraska
Nebraska Wesleyan
Kearney State College


Teacher in private school

Places Worked

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA


Koshopah. 1972.

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