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Name Griswold, Dwight Palmer, 1893-1954
Born 11/27/1893
Birthplace Harrison, Nebraska
Role Political
Children Gayer, Dorothy Helen (Griswold)
Deceased 04/12/1954
Deceased where Bethesda, Maryland

Associated Records

Image of RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

RG0949.AM - RG0949 Riley, Paul Davis, 1936-1981

The Riley collection contains large amounts of material related to the history of Nebraska and its people. There are four series: 1) Research Materials; 2) Correspondence, 1973-1975; 3) Vertical File Materials; and 4) Miscellaneous Materials. Series 1, Research Materials, encompasses over half of the entire collection. Included here are mainly transcriptions of newspaper clippings organized by subject. Substantial material can be found specifically relating to Webster County history, Willa Cather, cattle ranching, various forts, the Pawnee tribe, and the genealogy of many pioneering families. Series 2, Correspondence, 1973-75, is a small series of Rileyís letters to and from individuals

Image of RG1062.AM - RG1062 Hamilton-Murdock Family

RG1062.AM - RG1062 Hamilton-Murdock Family

This collection mainly consists of letters, 1922-1945, written to and from members of the Hamilton family regarding Republican Party politics. Correspondents include James H. Hanley, Dwight Griswold, Frances P. Matthews, V.B. Caldwell, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., Lois Swabel, and Randall Jacobs. The letters (1935) between Mrs. Charles W. Hamilton, Jr. and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. relate to the Omaha Women's Club. The letters from Lois Swabel and Randall Jacobs to Mrs. Hamilton (1945) relate to recruitment for the Navy. The collection also includes obituaries for Arthur H. Murdock, Maud N. Hamilton, and George Henry Merrill, as well as articles about a lecture by Fulton J. Sheen and a marriage

RG2039.MI - RG2039.MI: Sheldon, Adison Erwin (1961-1943)

Five reels of 16mm film capturing scenes of travel in Nebraska and the United States. Reels contain the following: 1. Residence of Buffalo Bill Cody, Battle of Rosebud historical marker, roads in Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park. 2. Gettyburg, Chimney Rock, Oregon Trail marker, agriculatural scenes. 3. Hannibal Missouri, Civil War battlefield, Mississippi River, Mt. Vernon, Appomattox. 4. Small town in snow, livestock auction. 5. Nebraska State Historical Society excursion to historical sites and County historical societies in northwestern Nebraska, 1933. Includes Captain Luther North, a delegation of Oglala Sioux, and Captain J.H. Cook.

Image of 10387-22-(13) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(13) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 31 Highlights include Salvage Contest Standings, and an article about a British cannon from 1812 being used for scrap metal. Another article talks about using old-fashioned electric signs around Omaha for scrap metal. One picture shows 70 tons of old machinery being used for scrap. The other side features articles about Morrill county women in the scrap drive, a veteran Sergeant and a friend scrapping metal from the Spanish-American War and WWI. Another short article poses the question of "whose duty" it is to help in the s

10387-22-(10) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 2 Highlights include cartoons depicting workers at the scrap yard as well as pictures of the scrap yard, workers melting steal, billets of stainless steel, and the shells made from the scrap metal. The other side shows pictures of community members posing with objects being scraped. One article lists bull nose rings and dust catchers as new scrap sources and another talks about the role of women in the scrap drive.

Image of 10387-22-(11) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(11) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 2 Highlights include an article about the blast furnaces possibly closing due to lack of scrap. Another article claims that the first two weeks of Omaha's scrap drive collected about seven and one-half million pounds of metal which is about equal to 140 tanks. One of the pictures shows the performers in the West Christ Child Center circus with a pile of scrap, another shows a man with his old track awards he is putting in the scrap drive, and another shows Miss Joyce Ellen Dawson in her A.W.V.S. uniform. The other side s

Image of 10387-22-(12) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(12) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 1 Highlights include an article about a Juniors Aid Srap Drive and Morton Park Youths' results in the scrap drive. One picture shows member of the old St. Mary's church donating their safe to the scrap drive, another an old steam engine train to be scraped, and another shows faculty members of Wayne State Teachers' College with scrap metal from the campus. The other side has articles about women in the campaign for salvage, encouragements to keep searching for scrap metal, and Salvage Contest standings. There is also a dr

Image of 10387-22-(14) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(14) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 29 Highlights include an article about a scrap and picnic on Overton Park and another about sports equipment being used for scrap metal. A small article talks about the Boys Town Scouts competing for a scrap trophy. Several articles encourage citizens to scrap more old farm equipment. One picture is of golf clubs and three others are of people posing with farm equipment being scraped. The other side has Salvage Contest standing, an article about woman salvage leaders, and one article titled "Police Give Labor, Flivver Its L

Image of 10387-22-(15) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(15) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 28 Highlights include an article about Mrs. C.T. Brewer who has sent in 20 tons of scrap and another asking homeowners for search their houses again. There is also an article about sports teams collecting scrap and one that claims in many places women are setting the pace in scrap collecting. Pictures include one of Mrs. C.T. Brewer, one of three swastika umbrella holders being scraped, one of businessmen, and two featuring a man with piles of scrap metal. The other side features an article titled "Gosper County Digs Up Tre

Image of 10387-22-(16) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(16) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 21 and 23 Highlights include an article about Grant County being awarded the first scrap honor. One article claims that the scrap crisis is desperate and another talks about a Missouri Convict named Harry Justice who wrote a theme song for Nebraska. One picture shows an aerial view of Omaha's principal scrap pile. The back is devoted to an article/ad that was being published in two national trade papers in the hope that other newspapers in America will take the leadership in organizing the collection of scrap in every sta

Image of 10387-22-(17) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(17) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 17, 18, and 19. Highlights include an article about Nebraska's per capita average for scrap boosted to 889.93 pounds and another says that the Omaha scrap pile was sold for $25,000 and the proceeds where given to charity. The top picture is of Sam Epstein and G.R. McGargill standing on Omaha's scrap pile; their firm bought Omaha's donated scrap for $25,000. There is also a picture of the check - written out to Mr. and Mrs. Omaha. The other side has news and picture published on August 16. One of the pictures show children

Image of 10387-22-(18) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(18) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 16. Highlights include an article about the Salvage Contest standings. Most of the page is devoted to picture Nebraskans posing with they scrap they had donated, including rake wheels and a fire bell. At the top is a large picture of Vernon Moran who was declared the individual scrap champion of Grant country for bringing in 96,953 pounds. Half of the other side is for a picture showing a scrap pile and pictures of war items being produced with the metal. On it are the words: "Nebraska's Scrap: Now 134,110,053 Pounds," an

Image of 10387-22-(19) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(19) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 14 and 15 on one side and August 11 and 12 on the other. Highlights from Aug 14 and 15 include an article about the Salvage Contest Standings, one that says the scrap drive passed 100 pound goal, and another says the scrap total was 95.94 pounds per person. Pictures include people posing with items being scraped and objects in scrap piles - including wheels and a slot machine. Articles from Aug 11 and 12 say the scrap total soars beyond 60,000 tons and that the scrap drive's success is getting high praises. Salvage Contes

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10387-22-(20) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 9 and 10 on one side and August 11 on the other. Highlights from Aug 9 and 10 include an article about the State drive nets 53,922 tons of scrap and another the details the people's response to the scrap drive. Salvage contest standings are also listed. Pictures include tow of Bosco, the Elmwood park baseball statue, in the scrap pile and another photo shows a 75 foot bonfire for a celebration of Omaha's first victory on the home front. The Aug. 11 side shows salvage contest standings and a short article that says the Uni

Image of 10387-22-(21) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(21) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 9. Highlights include an article about Bosco, the Baseball statue, being used as salvage and another titled "Scrap Aid Is Tribute to Sports." Others talk about a Festival at the end of a county's scrap drive. At the bottom is a cartoon showing a robot at a scrap metal collections depot with the words "He says he's come to give himself up." Pictures include one of the parade, one of Johnny Chambers receiving $10 in defense stamps from H.A. Schneider for collecting 10, 275 pounds of scrap, a pile of scrap in Bellevue, and a

Image of 10387-22-(22) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(22) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published August 8. Highlights include an article about women helping to dig for iron in the sandhills and another about a German cannon from the steps of the state house being scraped. This days paper also features a poem about the scrap drive by Olive H. Murtey from Weeping Water. Photographs include people standing around piles of scrap. One shows two Girl Scouts standing on a doorstep trying to encourage a housewife to donate more scrap. The other side features an article about Capt. Edward Ellsberg who guided efforts to raise a float

Image of 10387-22-(23) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(23) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 27. Highlights include an article about Omaha planning a scrap pile to challenge all cities of the same size. Another is about police, both on and off duty, going all out to find scrap and one article talks about the Army moving a wrecked bridge to the scrap pile. One photo shows men in the Army with the bridge, one shows police officers getting scrap from a hardware store, and another shows headlines for the scrap drive of other Nebraska newspapers. The other side features an article about sports and the scrap drive and an

Image of 10387-22-(24) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(24) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 26. Highlights include an article about Nebraska setting the pace for the nation, another about a wedding clock being donated for scrap, and another features an all-women group from Loup county who help out in the scrap drive as well as managing their households and gardens. Another article is titled "Nebraska's Common Man." Photographs include a picture of the all-women Loup county scrap group, a civil war gun for scrap, scrap piles, and wagon wheels. The other side features an article about 75 ancient rifles being scraped

Image of 10387-22-(25) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(25) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 26. Highlights include an article about the State's cities being united behind the salvage drive and softball teams setting scrap games. Another article features Frederick Miller, a Boy Scout, who helped in the scrap drive collections and another titled "$628 Prizes for Women in Scrap Drive." Salvage contest standings are also listed. A picture of Frederick Miller and other photographs of people with objects being scraped are also included. The other side features mainly pictures of women posing with objects they are donati

Image of 10387-22-(26) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

10387-22-(26) - Newspaper, Nebraska Scrap Plan

This is a newspaper reprint from the Omaha World Herald. At the top it says "The Nebraska "Scrap" Plan Sponsored by the Omaha World Herald News and Pictures Published July 26. Highlights include an article about south Omaha auxiliary police who gave 8,100 keys to the scrap drive. Another article says that the fence around the scrap pile in Omaha had been moved back twice before finally being removed entirely so the whole block could be used. One article titled "Fans, Players to Join Forces Boosting Scrap Drive on All Sports Fronts Sunday," says that in order to compete or watch, players and fans are asked to give one pound of rubber or 5lbs of metal. Pictures include one of two members of the