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Name Bottcher, Edward F., 1906-1988
Othernames Bottcher, Edward E.
Bottcher, Ed
Born 10/02/1906
Birthplace Talmage, NE
Places of residence Otoe County, NE
Father Bottcher, John Fredrick
Mother Abel, Sophia Dorothea
Relationships Naber, Edith Wilhelmina Bottcher (sister)
Reuter, Hellen C. Bottcher (sister)
Bottcher, Gilbert F. (brother)
Bottcher, Harold G. (brother)
Bottcher, Leo E. (brother)
Cropp, Edna A. Bottcher (sister)
Spouse Osborn, Joata Ardell
Deceased 10/03/1988
Deceased where Nebraska City, NE

Associated Records

Image of RG0748.AM - RG0748 Bottcher, Edward F., 1906-1988

RG0748.AM - RG0748 Bottcher, Edward F., 1906-1988

The collection consists of a 10 page typescript written by Edward F. Bottcher in 1952. Entitled, "History and Problems of American Public Schools," Bottcher writes about the history of education, including sections on curriculum, technical training, normal schools, teacher supply, financial aspects and reorganization of school districts.

Image of 11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

White quilt made up of 25 blocks. The center block depicts a sideview of a church and steeple stitched in red thread. Above the church red lettering reads "Mc Williams Prct. / Otoe County / Lorton Nebr / U.S.A." Beneath the church red lettering reads "Ger. Evang. St. Johannes. 1885." The other 24 blocks of the quilt have 24 signatures stitched in red thread on each. The signatures on each square are arranged in a circular pattern around a central cloud-like shape. The quilt has white backing and self binding.