The Lincoln Highway
National Museum & Archives
102 Old Lincoln Way West
Galion, Ohio 44833

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1839--Frances McEwen Belford--1921
Mrs. James B. Belford
"Mother Of The Lincoln Highway"

Born
January 13
1839--Frances McEwen Belford--1921
Mrs. James B. Belford
"Mother Of The Lincoln Highway"
Passed
January 27










Frances McEwen Belford

Mrs. James B. Belford
"Mother Of The Lincoln Highway"









# YEAR POSITION EMPLOYER CITY STATE AGE DATE SOURCE VIEW
1 1839 Born Mr & Mrs. McEwen Lewistown PA 0 Jan 13 RMN Click
- 1860 Married
James B. Belford Lewistown PA 20 May 1 LG Click
- 1860 Met Abraham Lincoln-1hr Talk Illinois Statehouse Springfield IL 20 Dec 12 GB Click
- 1921 Passed At Home-Failing Health 215 East 11th Street Denver CO 82 Jan 27 RMN Click
- 1921 Funeral Services-2 pm Martin Mortuary Denver CO 82 Jan 29 RMN Click
- 1921 Interred-Block 4, Lot 5 Riverside Cemetery Denver CO 82 Jan 29 RC Click
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Press Coverage 1912--Lincoln Highway Project--1917
Montgomery Street
3936 Sacramento Street
Press Coverage
# DATE NEWSPAPER HEADLINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 May 26, 1912 Colo Springs Gazette Lincoln Highway 4 2-3 10" No Click
2 Jan 14, 1914 Colo Springs Gazette Mrs. Belford Honored-Lincoln Hwy Drinking  Ftn 8 4 5" No Click
3 Feb 22, 1917 Reno Evening Gazette Lincoln Highway Founder Guest Of Honor 8 1 8" No Click
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Magazine Articles 1919--The Lincoln Highway Project--2010
Magazine Articles
# DATE MAGAZINE ARTICLE WRITER PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 1919 Green Book The Mother Of The Lincoln Highway Wanda Wiley 61-63, 105 1-2 66" 2 Click
2 June 22, 1927 PA Bar Journal Jefferson-Law of West-Frances Belford-LH Mary Lathrop 296-307 1 105" 1 Click
3 Autumn 1999 Colorado Heritage How The Lincoln Highway Snubbed CO Mark Wolfe 3-21 1-2 153" 16 Click
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Proceedings
Oct 2-6
1911--Colorado Women's Club--1911
17th Annual Convention
Denver, CO
Proceedings
Oct 2-6
# DATE EVENT DESCRIPTION PLAYER PAGE PG VIEW
1 Oct 3, 1911 Executive Board Mtg Motion-Resolution of DWC Be Sent To Resolution Committee Mrs. Bradford 245 2 Click
2 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Talk-Transcontinental Hwy-Asked FED Support For Lincoln Mrs. Belford 285 3 Click
3 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Motion-For Vote Of Thanks To Mrs. Belford For Speech Mrs. Thatcher 285 4 Click
4 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Seconds Motion-For Vote Of Thanks To Mrs Belford Mrs. Kerr 285 5 Click
5 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Vote-Motion Carries Session 285 6 Click
6 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Motion- Mail Copy Of Highway Resolutions To All CO Clubs Mrs. Decker 285 7 Click
7 Oct 5, 1911 3rd Session-Morning Vote-Motion Carries Session 285 8 Click
8 Oct 6, 1911 4th Session-Evening Report-Resolution Committee-Resolution on Lincoln Highway Res Comm 3 IV Click
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Press Coverage 1911--Colorado Women's Club--1911
17th Annual Convention
Denver, CO
Press Coverage
# DATE NEWSPAPER DESCRIPTION PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Oct 4, 1911 Denver Daily News State Federation Members..Lincoln Highway Resolution 7 2 1" No Click
2 Oct 6, 1911 Denver Daily News Large Organizations..Belford Gives Lincoln Highway Talk 7 1-2 1" No Click
3 Oct 7, 1911 Denver Daily News Denver Visitors Pass Resolutions-Lincoln Highway 7 2 1" No Click
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General Federation
Bulletin
1911--Colorado Women's Club--1911
17th Annual Convention
Denver, CO
General Federation
Bulletin
# DATE DESCRIPTION PAGE COL SIZE VIEW
1 January 1912 Colorado Convention-17th Annual Meeting 201-202 1-2 21" Click
2 January 1912 Lincoln Memorial Highway Resolution 202-203 1-2 11" Click
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Proceedings
June 25-July 5
1912--General Federation Of Women's Clubs--1912
11th Biennial Convention
San Francisco, CO
Proceedings
June 25-July 5
# DATE EVENT DESCRIPTION PLAYER PAGE VIEW
1 July 1, 1912 ?? Session- Morning Committee Report-Good Roads-Lincoln Highway Mrs. Emmons Crocker 272 Click
2 July ?, 1912 ?? Session-?? Committe Report-Forestry-IL Ready to Plant Trees on LH Mrs. Lovell White 249 Click
3 July 5, 1912 ?? Session-Evening Resolution #2-Lincoln Highway Resolution Resolution Comm 596 Click
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Press Coverage 1912--General Federation Of Women's Clubs--1912
11th Biennial Convention
San Francisco, CO
Press Coverage
# DATE NEWSPAPER HEADLINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
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General Federation
Bulletin
1912--General Federation Of Women's Clubs--1912
11th Biennial Convention
San Francisco, CO
General Federation
Bulletin
# DATE DESCRIPTION PAGE COL SIZE VIEW
1 ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? Click
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Press Coverage 1914--75th Birthday Tribute--1914
Women's Club
Denver, CO
Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Jan 12, 1914 Rocky Mtn News All Colorado Will Unite In Tribute To Mrs. Belford 3 6-7 28" 1 Click
2 Jan 14, 1914 Rocky Mtn News Hundreds Crowd Women's Club to Pay Homage Of Love 3 2-4 24" 2 Click
3 Jan 14, 1914 Rocky Mtn News Colorado's Grand Old Woman Honored By White State.. 3 2-4 16" No Click
4 Jan 14, 1914 Colo Spg Gazette Mrs. Belford Honored By Colorado Women 8 4 5" No Click
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Press Coverage 1921--The Later Years-1921 Press Coverage
# DATE MAGAZINE HEAD LINE PAGE COL SIZE PHOTO VIEW
1 Jan 27, 1921 Reno Evening News Belford's Mother,  Noted Woman, Dies Today 8 2 10" No Click
2 Jan 28, 1921 Rocky Mtn News Mrs. J. B. Belford, Pioneer In Woman's State Work, Is Dead 5 1 12" No Click
3 Jan 28, 1921 Rocky Mtn News Editorial-A Vision Fulfilled 6 2 5" No Click
4Jan 28, 1921Rocky Mtn NewsDeaths & Funerals-Deaths-Mrs. Frances Belford1011"NoClick
5Jan 28, 1921Colo Spg GazetteMrs. Belford Dead673"NoClick
6Jan 29, 1921Rocky Mtn NewsDeaths & Funerals-Funerals-Mrs. Frances Belford1111"NoClick
7 Feb 1921 The Trail Passing Of A Pioneer-Frances McEwen Belford 30 1-2 20" No Click
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