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Name Sheldon, Addison Erwin, 1861-1943
Born 04/15/1861
Spouse Sheldon, Margaret (Thompson), 1861-1942, Sheldon, Jennie (Denton), -1884
Children Sheldon, Philip L., 1891-1972
Sheldon, Ruth, 1895-1983
Deceased 11/24/1943
Deceased where Lincoln, Nebraska

Associated Records

Image of 3029 - Gown, Dressing, Cotton printed, Ruth Sheldon

3029 - Gown, Dressing, Cotton printed, Ruth Sheldon

Dressing Gown made of cotton crinkle gauze. Brick red ground is printed with a scattered pale cream and light green and pink butterfly and grass motif. Gown is a robe a la francais style, with pleats falling from from the back shoulders. Gown is full length and has wide, 3/4 length sleeves that fall to points at the cuffs. Cuffs, neckline and front openings of gown are trimmed with red satin ribbon. Gown closes down the front with metal snaps. There are a few small tufts of orange thread on the front of the gown, indicating that something was attached to it at one point. Machine and hand sewn, with serged seams. No tags or labels.

Image of 4541-444 - Poster; World War II; Red Cross

4541-444 - Poster; World War II; Red Cross

Poster with a woman in white with the words "The Greatest Mother in the World" above her. Under the woman's arms is the war and people running to her. "War Fund 1943" is on the bottom.

Image of 4541-111 - Poster; World War II; Navy;  "Remember Last December!"

4541-111 - Poster; World War II; Navy; "Remember Last December!"

In the center is a Navy man standing in front of the American flag. Above the picture is the saying "Remember Last December!" There is a quote under the picture that is in red and there is a sentence under the quote and it says "Enlist in your Navy today." The poster is red and blue.

Image of 4541-42 - Poster; World War II, United States Navy

4541-42 - Poster; World War II, United States Navy

The top of the poster has a ship in center with five different patches of Petty Officer. Under the ship says "The United States Navy." The rest of the poster says what are the different jobs a person could have and what jobs they could have as civilians. It also shows what the patch will have on it for the different jobs. The poster is red and blue.

Image of 4541-468 - Poster; World War II; American Junior Red Cross

4541-468 - Poster; World War II; American Junior Red Cross

Poster showing children with tools and flags in hand, walking up on old wood. The world map is behind them with the words "American Junior Red Cross" on bottom and "Builders of a New World" above them. The poster is red and brown.

Image of 4541-526 - Poster; World War II; 6th War Loan

4541-526 - Poster; World War II; 6th War Loan

Poster with the head of a US Soldier looking down at a picture of Japan with the word "Next!" above him. "6th War Loan" is written beneath him. The poster is blue and brown.

Image of 4541-694 - Poster, Political, World War II, Accidents Help the Axis, Drive and Walk Safely, State of Nebraska Department of Roads and Irrigation

4541-694 - Poster, Political, World War II, Accidents Help the Axis, Drive and Walk Safely, State of Nebraska Department of Roads and Irrigation

Booklet from the State of Nebraska telling Nebraskans how to drive safe, about first aid, what were the accidents in Nebraska and police reports. Reproduced from National Safety Council Poster dated July, 1942 Volume IV, Number 7. The booklet is blue, red and black.

Image of 4541-746 - Poster, World War II, Save Waste Fats

4541-746 - Poster, World War II, Save Waste Fats

Poster with four pictures showing how to save waste fats. Pictures of a frying pan, straining frying pan into a can, keeping can in cool dark place, and selling the can to a meat dealer. The poster is red and black.

Image of 4541-757 - Poster, World War II, American Railroads

4541-757 - Poster, World War II, American Railroads

Poster with "GANGWAY!" at the top. Image of an anthropomorphized train with a barrel of oil in one hand and a bucket with coal in the other. His feet are train cars. The poster is white, red, and black. At the bottom it says, "KEEP 'EM ROLLING"

Image of 580 [dup1] - Pipe Bag Beaded/Quilled

580 [dup1] - Pipe Bag Beaded/Quilled

Pipe bag made of leather and decorated with beads. Bag is made of deer hide and has an elongated neck. The opening edge of the bag is trimmed with white heart red, dark blue, yellow and white beads. The upper neck portion of the bag is undecorated except for wide strips of striped beadwork stitched to the side seams. Both sides of the bag have beaded panels stitched directly to the leather with sinew and lazy stitch. Both sides have colorful geometric shapes against a white background. One side has a central X shape flanked by 2 diamonds and 2 + shapes. 4 comb shapes made of triangles extend from each diamond. The opposite side has 6 abstract shapes that resemble arrow fletchings. The bottom

Image of 7294-7696 - Envelope, Nebraska Society

7294-7696 - Envelope, Nebraska Society

White envelope addressed to "Mrs. Bertha Yule Hubbard". The envelope is postmarked "APR 22 1919" and has a purple, three-cent George Washington stamp. The return address indicates the envelope is from "ADDISON E. SHELDON" and the "SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION NEBRASKA SOCIETY". The return address is vertically centered on the left edge of the envelope. Above it is an image of a crest or badge featuring a cross in front of an olive branch wreath. An eagle sits on top of the crest and in the center are the words, "LIBERTAS ET PATRIA" (meaning more or less liberty and country).

RG1042.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of materials relating to the life and work of Nebraska Poet Laureate John G. Neihardt. The collection contains materials by and about Neihardt, including the second half of his unpublished autobiography; many recordings of Neihardt reading from his own work; portraits and candid photographs of Neihardt and family; and materials from the Neihardt Conference and annual Neihardt Day. This collection consists of portraits of Neihardt and photographs of his wife, Mona, and his daughters, Neihardt with friends and notable people receiving awards, Mona and her sculpted bust of Neihardt, relatives, and residences. The photographs range from the 1890s-1970s. Also included a

Image of RG1289.PH000014-000002 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000014-000002 - Print, Photographic

This is a group photo. They are identified as: L to R: Father Michael Shine and A.E. Sheldon in the back; Mrs. Harriet MacMurphy and Mrs. Henry Fontenelle seated in front.

Image of RG1289.PH000016-000006 - Negative, Sheet Film

RG1289.PH000016-000006 - Negative, Sheet Film

This is a portrait of Alfred Blackbird of the Omaha Indian Tribe, Macy, Nebraska. He is wearing a traditional outfit of buck skins and a feathered headdress. Trees are in the background. He is seen shaking hands with Addison Sheldon.

Image of RG1289.PH000016-000007 - Print, Photographic

RG1289.PH000016-000007 - Print, Photographic

This is a portrait of Alfred Blackbird of the Omaha Indian Tribe, Macy, Nebraska. He is wearing a traditional outfit of buck skins and a feathered headdress. Trees are in the background. He is seen standing with Addison Sheldon.

RG1345.PH - Collection, Photograph

Richard Jerome Tanner was a Wild West show target shooter, and later, a physician in Norfolk, Nebraska. This collection relates primarily to people and events on the frontiers of Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and the Dakotas and to Tanner's medical work. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives dating from 1865-1945, mostly the 1920s-1930s. Included are photographs of well-known frontier figures, such as William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody, Christopher (Kit) Carson, R.W. (Deadwood Dick) Clarke, and many others. Images of Native Americans and of cowboy activities are included. The collection contains images of period entertainments, such as circuses and Wild West show

Image of RG2063.PH000040-000003 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000040-000003 - Print, Photographic

This shows the dedication ceremony of the Red Cloud Agency monument near Crawford, Nebraska. It shows several people lined on either side of the monument. Identified are Mrs. Karl Spence, Mrs. Kills Above, Mrs. Charles Red Cloud, and Agness Red Cloud. Dr. A.E. Sheldon is seen at right between two Lakota men holding his hat.

Image of RG2063.PH000040-000004 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000040-000004 - Print, Photographic

This shows people at the dedication of the Red Cloud Agency monument near Crawford, Nebraska. Identified are: A.E. Sheldon, Mr. & Mrs. James Red Cloud, Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Richard, John Boesl, Mr. & Mrs. Kills Above, Agnes Red Cloud, Mrs. Charley Red Cloud, Mrs. Karl Spence and Captain James Cook. Everyone is lined with the monument in the center of the photo.

Image of RG2063.PH000040-000005 - Print, Photographic

RG2063.PH000040-000005 - Print, Photographic

This shows people at the dedication of the Red Cloud Agency monument near Crawford, Nebraska. Identified are: Karl L. Spence, Dr. A.E. Sheldon, Mrs. James H. Red Cloud, Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Richard, John J. Boesl, Chief Kills Above, Chief James H. Red Cloud, Captain James Cook, Agnes Red Cloud, Mrs. Charley Red Cloud, Mrs. Kills Above, Mrs. Karl Spence. Everyone is lined with the monument in the center of the photo.

RG2145.PH - Collection, Photograph

William Clark and Meriwether Lewis began their westward trip on the Missouri River in 1804. This collection consists of many photographs of sites and monuments commemorating the expedition through what is now the state of Nebraska. This collection comprised of fifty-eight photographic prints showing painted portraits of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, as well as photographs of monuments and statues commemorating the expedition and the people involved. Many photographs show places at which the party camped and places of historical importance to the journey in Nebraska.