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Name Agriculture -- Economic aspects

Associated Records

Image of RG0750.AM - RG0750 Bowden, Sam

RG0750.AM - RG0750 Bowden, Sam

The collection consists of one item, a photocopy of a September 12, 1875, letter written by Sam Bowden (or Snow), from Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, to his brother Doil. In the letter he describes the crop conditions. At the end of the letter, Hannah, his wife, inquires about Doil's marriage status.

Image of RG0897.AM - RG0897 Conley, George Emery, 1832-1906

RG0897.AM - RG0897 Conley, George Emery, 1832-1906

The collection contains weather records kept by George Conley for 1901, 1905, and 1906 for Nonpareil, Nebraska, and his account book with records of home and farm income and expenses, 1876-1906. The account book includes notations about the farm, bills, family life, names and address, and a page about the conflict between the cattlemen and the sheep man. In addition, there is a November 29, 1917 letter from L.B. Cornwell, Alliance, Nebraska, to Florence A. Moats (George Conley's daughter), Lead, South Dakota, indicating he wants to purchase land that she owns in Box Butte County, Nebraska. Also included is a biographical sketch of Conley written by Sarah Moats Hill, Conley's granddaughter.

Image of RG0984.AM - RG0984 Farm Crops Processing Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.)

RG0984.AM - RG0984 Farm Crops Processing Corporation (Lincoln, Neb.)

This collection consists of the Farm Crops Processing Corporation's articles of incorporation; a 1942 project proposal; a pamphlet titled "Industrial Alcohol as a Solution to the Farm Problem," ca. 1944; and a letter discussing Farm Crops Processing Corporation's history, 1975. The project proposal includes information on proposed plant sites in Nebraska, the process of obtaining alcohol from crops, expenses involved, and plans for buildings and equipment.

Image of RG1083.AM - RG1083 Hendrickson, David H.

RG1083.AM - RG1083 Hendrickson, David H.

The collection consists of a letter, dated June 3, 1872, written by David H. Hendrickson of York County, Nebraska, to someone named, "Willy." The letter discusses land and produce prices, as well as how to gain land through the Homestead Law.