Yours Willa Cather


Melissa HomesteadMelissa Homestead, Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, during the recording of the Documentary "Yours, Willa Cather"Producer/Director/Writer

Christine Lesiak


Patrick Aylward


Marg Helgenberger 


Laura Williams

Executive Producer

Melanie Eirich

Senior Producer

Scott Leigh

Grant Writer

behind-the-scenes.pngAndy Jewell, Janis Stout, and the video crew during the recording of "Yours, Willa Cather". Mimi Schneider


Christopher Cartmill

Additional Photography

John Beck 


Foster Collins

Location Sound

Jim Lenertz

Additional Audio

Werner Althaus


Kristi Koser

Patrick Wright

Post Production Editor

John Beck

Audio Mix

Erin Green


Janis Stout

Andy Jewell

Archival Film

Historic Films

John E. Allen

More About Cather

Written by Andy Jewell and Janis Stout from Publisher’s Weekly    

Still Photographs

Houghton Library, Harvard University

The Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial Collection

Nebraska State Historical Society Photograph Collections

The Willa Cather Foundation

Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

The Estate of Edward Steichen/Artists Rights Society, New York

Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Princeton University Library

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 

Howe Library, University of Vermont

Archives & Special Collections, University of New Brunswick

Thanks To

Tom Buecker

Renae Hunt

Lilly Hershey

Brad Buffum 

Art Kuhr 

American Masters

Lux Center for the Arts

Production Secretaries

Pat Richmond

Jann Howard

The text of Cather’s letters is reproduced with her original spelling and punctuation intact.

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