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Name Education -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0964.AM - RG0964 Dugger, Alexander Ferguson, 1884-1981

RG0964.AM - RG0964 Dugger, Alexander Ferguson, 1884-1981

The collection contains miscellaneous ephemera divided into several groupings including information about Nebraska colleges (1908), particularly Columbus Commercial College and Wayne Normal School; information on William Jennings Bryan's presidential campaign of 1908, including a letter from Bryan Volunteers of Nebraska soliciting additional volunteers for the campaign; correspondence/advertisements for various businesses, in particular Henry Field Seed Company and its connection to radio station KFNF, Shenandoah, Iowa, and Berger's Department Store in Long Pine, Nebraska. Also included in the collection are a complimentary pass for the 3rd Annual Fair, Hayes County Agricultural Society, Haye

Image of RG0970.AM - RG0970 James, Arabella Jane (Dunn), 1906-2003

RG0970.AM - RG0970 James, Arabella Jane (Dunn), 1906-2003

This collection consists of correspondence written to Belle Dunn in 1926 regarding the history of Blaine County, Nebraska. The letters contain reminiscences of settlement in the area, mostly describing events from the 1880s. Early settlers, the organization of towns, weather phenomena, postal service, schools, and homes are among the topics discussed.

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 RG1003.AM - RG1003 Morley, Grace MacGregor, 1892-1985

RG1003.AM - RG1003 Morley, Grace MacGregor, 1892-1985

This collection of papers of Grace Morley is arranged in six series: (1) Correspondence, 1886-1960; (2) Programs and Pamphlets, 1921-1969; (3) Diaries, 1881 and 1888; (4) Financial, 1888-1970; (5) Books, 1896-1980; and (6) Miscellany, 1881-1939. The materials of this collection relate to the life of Grace MacGregor Morley. There are materials here that also relate to Morley's family. In Series 1, Correspondence, there are letters that date back to before Grace's birth. In Series 3 there are two diaries that date before her birth. In Series 5 there is a book, Growth of Discriminative Listening to Music, which was written by Grace Morley.

Image of RG1020.AM - RG1020 Gaddis-Higgins Family

RG1020.AM - RG1020 Gaddis-Higgins Family

This collection contains correspondence, certificates, and miscellaneous other materials relating to various members of the Gaddis and Higgins families of Custer County, Nebraska. A majority of the materials concern Nancy Higgins Gaddis, including letters (1876-1882) from friends in Newark, Balsora, and Gibbon, Nebraska. Metta Dungan writes about her teaching experience in Gibbon, Nebraska. There are teacher contracts for Nancy (1882-1883) along with her student attendance book. There are also copies of her membership certificates to the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Free Methodist Church of North American and to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Nebraska. A copy of a 1962

Image of RG1026.AM - RG1026 Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992

RG1026.AM - RG1026 Gilmer, Bessie May (Tucker), 1898-1992

The collection consists of reminiscences of Bessie May (Tucker) Gilmer of Lincoln, Nebraska. These reminiscences trace Gilmer's life as a child, teacher, and wife in northeast Nebraska, the Sandhills, and Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes about her parents, siblings, friends, neighbors, and her husband, Robert Gilmer, as well as their children. She makes observations on various things including education in Nebraska; the Kinkaid Act; how to build a sod house; weather; her boyfriends; influenze; and the Great Depression.

Image of RG1076.AM - RG1076 Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942

RG1076.AM - RG1076 Hawthorne, Boone B., 1864-1942

Boone B. Hawthorne was a teacher, school administrator, and homesteader in Custer, Grant, and Loup Counties. This collection relates to his career in education and to homesteading. The manuscript portion of the collection consists of Hawthorne's writings about homesteading. The manuscripts relate particularly to homesteading on land withdrawn from the Nebraska National Forest, 1909-1913.

Image of RG1120.AM - RG1120 Piper Family

RG1120.AM - RG1120 Piper Family

This collection consists of Piper family material arranged in seven series: 1) Joel A. Piper; 2) Jennie E. Proctor Piper; 3) Elsie Ford Piper; 4) Jennie Lou Piper; 5) Helen Piper Hagenbuch; 6) Edwin Ford Piper; and 7) Miscellaneous. Each series contains mainly correspondence. Writings, clippings, family history items, some identified and unidentified photographs, etc. are also present. Series 1, Joel A. Piper, includes correspondence, prose and speeches, land records, biographical materials, and information about the history of Harlan County. Series 2, Jennie Proctor Piper, contains mostly correspondence. Series 3, Elsie Ford Piper, contains correspondence, some of her writings such