Main Topic: Our State
Topic: Nebraskans Who Made a Difference
Speaker: Laureen Riedesel
Mary Bewick Bridges White
In period costume (late 1890s), Riedesel portrays Dr. Mary Bewick Bridges White, sister of Nebraska suffragist Clara Bewick Colby, with an emphasis on women’s rights and the split between practitioners of homeopathic medicine and the American Medical Association at the turn of the century.