Ida May Anderson

1893, Nebraska – 1969, Orange, California

Nebraska born to Swedish parents Theodore Curtis Anderson and Katherine Clara (Hoch) Anderson, Ida May Anderson left her native state and by 1930 was living alone in Denver. Moving further west, she was in Los Angeles in 1940 and listed in census records as a teacher with four years of college education and living at 2837 West 42nd Street with her sister, Panacy Anderson, who was eight years older.

Ida May Anderson is not represented in the Museum of Nebraska Art collection.

Sources:, Dec. 2014
Hughes, Edan Milton, Artists in California, 1786-1940, Volume I, Print

Researched, written, and copyrighted by Lonnie Pierson Dunbier

Museum of Nebraska Art Project: Their Place, Their Time: Women Artists in Nebraska, 1825-1945