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Name Agriculture -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0793.AM - RG0793 Hallock, Leila May (Ball), 1881-1961

RG0793.AM - RG0793 Hallock, Leila May (Ball), 1881-1961

This collection consists of correspondence, 1901-1943 and undated. Some correspondence is related to the Great Depression and to agriculture. Hallock's family members are among the correspondents.

Image of RG0884.AM - RG0884 Chase, Champion Spaulding, 1820-1898

RG0884.AM - RG0884 Chase, Champion Spaulding, 1820-1898

The collection consists of one envelope containing newspaper clippings, speeches and addresses and other ephemera relating to Champion S. Chase and several members of the Chase family. Included are two bank books for Lula E. Chase (Mrs. Clement Chase) dating from 1916-1919) and tax returns for Clement Chase from 1917-1918. The bulk of the collection consists of published speeches and addresses by Champion S. Chase, including: "Corn is King in Nebraska," speech at the North-Western Water-Ways Convention, St. Paul, Minn., September, 3-4, 1885 (2 copies) "The Great American Desert." Address delivered at the Annual Fair of the Merrick County Agricultural Society, held at Central City, N

Image of RG0971.AM - RG0971 Gerdes-Whitmore Families

RG0971.AM - RG0971 Gerdes-Whitmore Families

The Gerdes-Whitmore Families collection contains two series: 1) Memoirs; and 2) Correspondence. The original Memoirs and letters are not in the NSHS collections; only photocopies are available. Series 1 consists of two Subseries: Florence's memoirs (Subseries 1), written intermittently during the 1980s; and the reminiscences (Subseries 2) of her grandmother, Elizabeth Catherine Gilbert Whitmore (Mrs. Joseph Knisely Whitmore). Florence describes her childhood on the prairie and an education that required her to board with family members living near schools. She provides details about her teaching career in rural and later town schools and the challenges of raising her children after t

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 RG0986.AM - RG0986 Farmers' Holiday Association (Neb.)

RG0986.AM - RG0986 Farmers' Holiday Association (Neb.)

The manuscript portion of this collection consists of articles relating to the farm rebellion of 1932-1933. Of special interest is the Farmers' National Weekly from March 3, 1933. Also included is an article from the November 1952, America Bar Association Journal titled, "Mother Bloor and the Communist Revolution in America."

Image of RG0987.AM - RG0987 Farmers Institutes (Neb.)

RG0987.AM - RG0987 Farmers Institutes (Neb.)

The collection contains various materials relating to the Nebraska Farmers Institutes including various meeting programs from 1890, 1892, 1893, 1899, and 1900. The programs are from various locations around Nebraska, including Pender, West Point, Blue Springs, Westcott, Wahoo, Neligh, Valley, Ansley, Lincoln, Columbus, Table Rock, Oakland, Sidney, Friend, and Norfolk. The programs list the schedule of lectures and speakers on various agricultural topics. Also included is a copy of a book chapter entitled, "Farmers' Institutes in Nebraska" by F.W. Taylor. Taylor was a professor of horticulture at the University of Nebraska and superintendent of farmers' institutes in Nebraska. The book chapter

Image of RG1013.AM - RG1013 Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902

RG1013.AM - RG1013 Morton, Julius Sterling, 1832-1902

This collection consists of original papers, microfilm, and oversized scrapbooks relating to the life and activities of Julius Sterling Morton, including materials relating to his early education; family history; political, agricultural and business activities; and to his writing, research, and publishing career. Also present are papers relating to Arbor Lodge and Arbor Day. The collection is arranged in two Subgroups comprising a total of twenty-one Series: SUBGROUP 1: MICROFILMED RECORDS SERIES 1: Incoming Correspondence, 1849-1902 SERIES 2: Incoming and Outgoing Correspondence, 1850-1902 SERIES 3: Outgoing Correspondence, Bound Letterpress books, 1874-1902 SERIES 4: Farm

Image of RG1053.AM - RG1053 Roberts, Walter F., 1894-1966

RG1053.AM - RG1053 Roberts, Walter F., 1894-1966

The Walter F. Roberts papers are arranged in eight series: Series 1 - University of Nebraska, 1914-1966 Series 2 - Order of the Knights of Pythias, 1944-1946 Series 3 - Nebraska United War Fund Executive Director, 1943-1946 Series 4 - Nebraska Civil Defense Coordinator, 1941-1943 Series 5 - Nebraska State Railway Commissioner Campaign, 1946 Series 6 - Nebraska State Railway Commissioner, 1946-1952 Series 7 - Walter F. Roberts Estate, 1935-1966 Series 8 - Correspondence and Miscellany, 1931-1966 This collection relates to the life and activities (primarily the career and public service) of Walter F. Roberts during the years 1914 to 1966. Although some information about his persona

Image of RG1068.AM - RG1068 Hasse, August, 1826-1905

RG1068.AM - RG1068 Hasse, August, 1826-1905

This collection consists of one letter (in German) written by August Hasse to "Friend Mayer," dating from January 26, 1894. The letter was written by Hasse while on a trip to Skidmore, Texas. In the letter he describes the farming practices in Texas, primarily cotton-growing and cattle-raising, and compares the farming practices to those in Nebraska. The original letter is in German, but an English typescript is also available.