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title:

Elizabeth Breckenridge

image number:

P0044405

description:

Elizabeth Breckenridge was born in 1843 and began working for the Theophilus Wylie family at age 13. She worked for the Wylie family for over fifty years and died on September 25, 1910 in her home on South Washington Street in Bloomington.

Written on the reverse side of this image, in full: "Showing a corner of the 'wood house' the 'pit' partially open, and Lizzie Breckenridge from her way home from church."

date taken:

circa 1905

personal name:

Breckenridge, Elizabeth "Lizzie"

building name:

Wylie House, Andrew (1835)

building name:

Old Treasure House (1835)

topic:

Women

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Servants

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Second Street (307 East)

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Breckenridge, Elizabeth "Lizzie"