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Bracken, Anna, 1883-1950

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Anna Bracken was born in Eureka, Nevada and graduated from the University of Nevada. She later became a school teacher at Delamar. In 1905, she married head of Las Vegas Land and Water Company, Walter Bracken. She became a community leader alongside her husband and helped establish the first public library in Las Vegas. She later died on January 2, 1950.

Hopkins, A. D. “Walter Bracken,” Las Vegas Review-Journal. February 7, 1999. http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/walter-bracken.

Ferron and Bracken Photograph Collection, approximately 1890-1961. PH-00001. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.