|Name||Crounse, Lorenzo, 1834-1909|
|Birthplace||Sharon, New York|
Nebraska Territorial Supreme Court Justice
Nebraska Territorial Representative
Governor of Nebraska
|Deceased where||Omaha, Nebraska|
This collection is arranged in one series: 1) Time Capsule, 1889. Included are photocopies of documents found in the Washington County Time Capsule on June 18, 1989 when the contents were retrieved from the courthouse cornerstone. Among the 100-year old items were histories and membership lists of various church, fraternal, social, and ethic organizations found in Washington County in 1889; lists of county officials in 1889 and probate judges during 1855-1889; and an invitation and program for the laying of the corner stone, as well as the oratory given by Lorenzo Crounse at the ceremony.
This collection consists of ten manuscript boxes of material consisting mainly of information accumulated by William Henry Woods for his newspaper column, "Pioneer Days." Also included are various materials relating to people and events around Washington County. There is a great deal of information in letters and clippings concerned with the history and location of Fort Atkinson. Correspondents include: Jacob Adriance, 1919; Robert J. Burdette, 1902, 1905, 1913; Lorenzo Crounse, 1906; Eugene Fontanelle, 1915, 1918-1919; Robert W. Furnas, 1902; John Goss, 1905-1906, 1909; Gilbert M. Hitchcock, 1903, 1910-1911; Robert R. Latta, 1919; Charles S. Lobingier, 1902-1905; Nellie Magee, 1913; Sam
This photo shows former Nebraska Republican Governor, Lorenzo Crounse, on the steps of the Johnson County Courthouse speaking to a crowd in Tecumseh, Nebraska. There are several men, women, and children in the photo.