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"Such a Nice Girl" the memoirs of Adda Uhl Beecroft

Date: 1988

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 46077

Biographical sketch: Adda Uhl was a native of Marietta, Ohio, born and raised near the Muskingum River. In 1876 she met President Rutherford B. Hayes at a park near her home. She moved to Kansas later that year, beginning to farm in Desoto in Johnson County. She married Charlie Beecroft in 1890. Less than a year later, her mother died. In 1917 her father died and she moved to Bonner Springs.

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Title (Main title): "Such a Nice Girl" the memoirs of Adda Uhl Beecroft

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Scope and content: A book entitled "Such a Nice Girl: the Memoirs of Adda Uhl Beecroft." Beecroft relates various experience of her early life with particular emphasis on childhood. Some of her memories include trips to county fairs, dresses, shoes, rings school, church, school plays, and spankings.

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  • 1988: a book entitled "Such a Nice Girl" the memoirs of Adda Uhl Beecroft

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    Beecroft, Adda Uhl
    Uhl, Adda