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Collection Number RG1142.AM
Collection Name RG1142 Konkel, D.S.
Identifier Reminiscence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title D.S. Konkel reminiscences
Date or Date Span 1929-1930
Year Range from 1929
Year Range to 1930
Scope & Content The collection consists of a photocopy of handwritten reminiscences by D.S. Konkel written in 1929-1930. The reminiscences primarily deal with the early days in Custer County, Nebraska from 1879-1882. Konkel mentions various towns including Comstock, Oak Grove, Westcott, Douglas Grove, Seneca, and Broken Bow; telling of their establishments; their community lives; people's names, etc. He also writes about his family, wagon trains, threshing, building a sod house, furniture, politics, relationships with Indians, etc.
Creator Konkel, D.S.
Finding Aids D.S. Konkel finding aid
Subjects Forts & fortifications
Frontier & pioneer life
Indian reservations
Indians of North America
People Konkel, D.S.
Search Terms Community life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Custer County (Neb.) -- History
Fort Hartsuf (Neb.)
Fort Niobrara (Neb.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- Nebraska -- Custer County
Indians of North America
Konkel family
Overland journeys
Rosebud Indian Reservation (S.D.)