|Title:||Georgia Abrahamson Scrapbooks|
|Dates:||1976-2006 (bulk dates 1976-1998)|
|Quantity:||1 box(es) (1 linear feet)|
|Repository:||Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799
Georgia Clara Ward was born to Emmet Ward and (Adelia) Florence (Hardy) Ward November 9, 1920 at the Clark Ranch in Englewood, SD. She married LeRoy Abrahamson May 12, 1939 in Sturgis, SD. They later moved to Spearfish. Georgia was very active with Republican Women organizations and 1984 she received the South Dakota Federation of Republican Women Cecile Nankivel Award for Outstanding Republican Women in South Dakota. A breast cancer survivor she was also active in the American Cancer Society. She died at age 90 on October 14, 2011 in Spearfish and is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Two scrapbooks containing photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and correspondence related to Georgia Abrahamson's activities, primarily related to Republican organizations and the Cancer Society.
Received August, 2013
Georgia Abrahamson Scrapbooks, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies
Bobbi Sago, May 2015
Brown scrapbook starting with materials related to Republican Party and organization activities as well as materials relate to Cancer Society events, dated 1976-1981. Pink Scrapbook with materials related to Republican Party people and Republican organizations activities, dated 1991-2006.