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Image of RG0845.AM - RG0845 Castor, Gabriel C., 1842-1915

RG0845.AM - RG0845 Castor, Gabriel C., 1842-1915

This collection consists of a handwritten contract between Gabriel Castor and G.J. Kelly for the wintering of one cow at Russell, Nebraska, 1884.

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.

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 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.

Image of RG2026.PH0-000036 - Print, Albumen

RG2026.PH0-000036 - Print, Albumen

Farm scene in Thurston County, Nebraska.

Image of RG2026.PH0-000064 - Print, Photographic

RG2026.PH0-000064 - Print, Photographic

Photograph of Jack Farley, grandson of Joseph LaFlesche (Iron Eye), shocking wheat and harvesting along Logan Creek, north of Bancroft. Note: Mrs. Green states the field was wet, and harvesting had to be done with a "drag" pulled by eight horses.