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Name Fairbury (Neb.)

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Image of RG1071.AM - RG1071 Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902

RG1071.AM - RG1071 Hawkes, Edward, 1837-1902

This collection consists of a diary (original and typed transcript) kept by Edward Hawkes, a farmer living in Jefferson County, Nebraska. The diary dates from January 1 to December 31, 1875. In brief entries, Hawkes records personal expenses, work performed, social and community activities, the weather conditions, etc. Also included is a letter (September 1878) to Hawkes from S.M. Goldsberry describing the area around Soldier Creek, Kansas.

Image of RG1140.AM - RG1140 Klase, August Karl, 1837-1897

RG1140.AM - RG1140 Klase, August Karl, 1837-1897

The collection includes various papers relating to August Klase. Included in the collection are a confirmation certificate (1851) and a German Army discharge paper (1864) for August Klase. Both documents are in German, but English translations are also provided. Also included are various land documents dating from 1872-1897, including mortgage receipts, deeds, abstracts of title for land, etc. relating to land near Reynolds, Jefferson County, Nebraska. These documents mainly relate to August and Phebe Klase, but other names mentioned include Volney Kinyon, George Willey, Charles J. Bills, Joseph Thaller, Clarence A. Menefee, J.B. Williams, and S.H. Williams. One additional item is that of an

RG2083.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection contains images from towns and rural settings in Jefferson County, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1872-1981; mostly 1900s-1910s. The photographs present images of towns and rural areas in Jefferson County, Nebraska, including street scenes, local buildings and businesses, schools and school activities, landscapes, and photographs relating to railroads. Of particular interest are photographs showing train wreckage from a derailment in the early 1900s.

RG2223.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 40 photographs; This collection consists of photographs collected by S.D. McCollough of Fairbury, Nebraska, showing landscapes, construction, dams, crops, buildings, and geological field projects. This collection consists of undated photographic prints. Included are photographs of landscapes in Nebraska and South Dakota and of geological features such as soil and rock layers. There are also images of crops, homes, and farm buildings. Other photographs show construction, rivers, and dams.

RG2430.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection relates to railroads in Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1870s-1912 and undated. The photographs relate to railroads in Nebraska and include views of specific trains, railroad passes, railroad accidents, trains stuck in snow, train stations, and railroad crews.

RG2451.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 54 photographs; The Resettlement Administration was a New Deal program created to assist tenant farmers across the United States. This collection consists of photographs related to the Resettlement Administration in Nebraska and to agriculture during the Great Depression. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1930s. The photographs relate to the Resettlement Administration in Nebraska and show farms and farm families from locations throughout the state. Photographs of dust storms and drifts of dust are also included.

RG2830.PH - Collection, Photograph

George Winslow died of cholera on the Oregon Trail in 1849. This collection documents the monument commemorating Winslow. This collection consists of twenty photographic prints relating to George Winslow. Included are photographs of Winslow's grave marker and the monument commemorating Winslow on the Oregon Trail near Fairbury, Nebraska.

RG3767.PH - Collection, Photograph

12 photographs; This collection is comprised of papers belonging to members of the Andrews family of Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska, and the Ames family of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Photographs in this collection consist of group portraits of sororities and fraternities. This collection consists of twelve photographic prints of sororities and fraternities, ca.1896-1900. Included are Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Delta Phi, and Beta Theta Pi. Also included is a photograph of the Fairbury High School graduating class, 1896, with identifications and photos of Ames-Andrews family members in California at Disneyland.