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Object ID RG0937.AM
Collection RG0937 Delimont, Minnie Adelle (Rundall), 1871-1957
Object Name Reminiscence
Extent of Description 1 folder
Title Minnie (Rundall) Delimont reminiscence
Scope & Content This collection consists of a reminiscence entitled, "I Lived in Soddies," by Minnie (Rundall) Delimont. She and her family settled near Orleans in Harlan County, Nebraska, in 1880. She writes about her youth and describes in detail the construction of the sod houses and dugouts they lived in. The reminiscences also describe the construction of water wells, schools in the area, and the plants that grew on the prairie.
Creator Delimont, Minnie Adelle (Rundall), 1871-1957
Finding Aids Minnie (Rundall) Delimont finding aid
Related units of description The NSHS collections contain numerous books and reminiscences about sod houses as well as photographic images.
Subjects Reminiscing
Frontier & pioneer life
Homesteading
Dugout houses
Sod buildings
People Delimont, Minnie Adelle (Rundall), 1871-1957
Search Terms Dugout houses -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Harlan County
Harlan County (Neb.) -- History
Homesteading -- Nebraska
Rundall family
Sod buildings -- Nebraska -- Harlan County