This collection contains the family history and genealogy of the Alexander and Brooks families, settlers in Alexandria, Nebraska. Included is a biography of Isaac Alexander titled "The Life of Isaac Alexander and His Family During the Pioneer Days As Recalled By His Youngest Son Martin Alexander." It emphasizes Isaac's experiences in fighting Indians in Wisconsin, Iowa, and the Nebraska Territory. He and his family settled in the Alexandria, Nebraska, area. "Salute to Alexandria," by Dr. Harry J. Newell, is also included.