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Collection Number RG4828.AU
Collection Name RG4828.AU: Smith, Mary
Identifier Sound recording
Size and Materials One audio reel-to-reel tape
Date or Date Span 1972
Date 1972
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content Mary Smith describes moving to what was to become the town of Havelock, Nebraska, in 1885. She talks about the Burlington Railroad coming to town and promient businessmen. She also recalls other incidents, such as the escape of three prisoners from the state penitentiary in Lincoln in 1912, various blizzards, and a reailroad strike in 1922.
Creator Snoddy, Donald
Language of Material English
Access Conditions Reference copy not available. Consult with Archivist for access.
Copyrights No use restrictions
Finding Aids None
Related units of description
Subjects Railroads
Labor strikes
Prisoners
Crime
Blizzards

People Smith, Mary
Snoddy, Donald D.
Search Terms Havelock, NE
Lincoln, NE
State Penitentiary, Lincoln, NE
Burlington Railroad
Genre Form Oral history interview
Reference Copy Reference copy not available. Consult with Archivist for access.