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Name Buffalo County (Neb.)

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Image of RG0801.AM - RG0801 Broat, Willard, 1848-1932

RG0801.AM - RG0801 Broat, Willard, 1848-1932

The collection consists of a transcription copy of three years of Willard Broat's daily diaries for 1868, 1869 and 1879. In 1867 and 1868 he writes of life in Herkimer County, New York. In 1879 he moved to Buffalo County, Nebraska. Here he writes of establishing his homestead, drilling a well, etc. This was edited in 1983 by Adell Carr Smith. Smith added an appendix which includes family history and pictures for Broat and his wife, Amelia (Wiley) Broat. Some liniment recipes are also found in the appendix. There are two indexes include: a name index and a place/subject index.

Image of RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

This reminiscence, written by Floyd Miles in 1980, is an autobiographical account of his youth. Miles describes the circumstances which forced his widowed father to place his children at the Child Saving Institute of Omaha and into foster homes. Miles also recounts the abusive treatment he received in one family and the financially poor, but loving, home provided by his permanent foster parents, Malon and Eva Wolford.

Image of RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

This collection consists of one oversized folder containing ten drawings. The drawings are of buildings and structures built by the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska. The drawings in this series are copies taken from the original vellum or linen produced by the railroad.

RG1750.PH - Collection, Photograph

Harry Love Crawford moved with his family to a farm in Cedar Township, Buffalo County, Nebraska, in 1884. He received his early education in Platte and Buffalo Counties. The bulk of this collection relates to the pioneers and historical events of Buffalo County, Nebraska, 1872-1958. Photographs include street scenes of Kearney, Nebraska, and farm scenes. This collection contains photographic prints. Included are parade floats and farm scenes showing haying, threshing, and corn shelling, ca.1900s; farm houses, 1900-1950; churches, 1910-1954; and street scenes of Kearney, Nebraska, 1910-1920. Also included is a photograph of a 1916 Studebaker and photos of Harry L. Crawford's hearse. Of spec

RG2748.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs showing scenes from various small towns in Nebraska. Thirty-four photographic prints and postcards showing main streets, schoolhouses, depots, a saloon, street activity, a lawn party, and a parade in several small towns of Nebraska. Most of these photographs are from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

RG2835.PH - Collection, Photograph

2 photographs; Ralph Emerson Woods was a collector of bells who grew up in Clay County, Nebraska. This collection includes photographs related to Emerson's bell collection and to farming during the early twentieth century. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1907 and 1950. One photograph shows Emerson holding a bell used by his school teacher in Clay County, Nebraska, in the late 1800s. Other bells in Emerson's collection are pictured in the background. The other photograph shows a steam tractor and horse-drawn teams in a field near Shelton, Nebraska, ca.1907.

RG2891.PH - Collection, Photograph

13 photographs; Samuel Clay Bassett homesteaded near Gibbon, Nebraska, served in the Nebraska legislature, and was active in various organizations. This collection relates to Bassett's agricultural, political, and historical interests. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1911-1925. Included are images of Samuel Clay Bassett, his farm, and rural sites in Buffalo County, Nebraska.

RG3349.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 17 photographs; This collection relates to the dust storms and drought in Nebraska during the 1930s. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1934-1937. The photographs show dust drifts and clouds, primarily in Franklin and Buffalo Counties of central Nebraska.