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title:

Elizabeth Breckenridge

image number:

P0044407

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: "The north window of the kitchen, showing sink and Lizzie Breckenridge in action. No frills here!"

personal name:

Breckenridge, Elizabeth "Lizzie"

topic:

Women

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Servants

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Breckenridge, Elizabeth "Lizzie"