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Bernice Marie (Branson) Ferris

 (1882 - 1936)
Bernice Marie (Branson) Ferris was active/lived in Virginia, Nebraska.  Bernice Ferris is known for agriculture promotional illustration, painting and landscape design.

Bernice Marie (Branson) Ferris

Bernice Marie Branson Ferris
(1882 Astoria, Illinois-1936 Alexandria, Virginia)

Also known as Bernice Marie Branson

A commercial illustrator, painter and landscape designer, Bernice Ferris, working from a small studio in Lincoln, Nebraska pioneered the concept of creating small parks throughout her home town. Indicative of success is a feature in the local newspaper, The Lincoln Star, July 16, 1922: “The vision of Lincoln beautiful through a system of little parks originated with Miss Bernice Branson, a Lincoln artist who had a vision come true of making the “City Beautiful by a Chain of Small Parks Similar to Scheme Used in Washington D.C.   .  .  . So in a modest way she laid the found  ...  Displaying 750 of 6710 characters.

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About  Bernice Marie (Branson) Ferris

Born:  1882 - Astoria, Illinois
Died:   1936 - Alexandria, Virginia
Known for:  agriculture promotional illustration, painting and landscape design