Letters, Jan. 25, 1932

Omaha's Sarah Joslyn


In your article concerning the Joslyn Art Museum at Omaha you describe its donor, Mrs. Sarah Selleck Joslyn, as eccentric and sometimes known as the "Corn Belt's" Hetty Green (TIME, Jan. 11). Several years ago Mrs. Joslyn was voted Omaha's most useful citizen by the American Legion, and the only true comparison to Hetty Green, is her possession of wealth. She should not be described as eccentric, unless this word is used to describe philanthropy and unselfishness —two attributes Mrs. Joslyn possesses and Hetty Green lacked. You have also...

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