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Name Frontier County (Neb.)

Associated Records

Image of RG0721.AM - RG0721 Nebraska Farmer

RG0721.AM - RG0721 Nebraska Farmer

This material is arranged in one series: 1) Sod House letters, 1957-1958. It consists of letters to the Nebraska Farmer written by pioneers in 1957 and 1958, relating their experiences in the late 19th and early 20th Century. The letters were printed in a series titled, "I Lived In A Soddy," and relate primarily to building and living in sod houses. Correspondents also wrote about contemporary social and religious life; discussed farming experiences, including crops raised and yields obtained for different years; and other related aspects of agricultural life. For copies of the letters consult the "Sod House Letters" volume in the Library Collections.

RG2565.PH - Collection, Photograph

The photographs in this collection consist of pictures of the Smith homestead near Maywood, Frontier County, Nebraska. This collection consists of four photographic prints of the boyhood sod house and homestead of Walter Earle Smith, ca.1890, in Frontier County, Nebraska. The photographs include family members, who are identified, standing in front of the sod house with their possessions.

RG2616.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs showing people and locations in Stockville, Frontier County, Nebraska. This collection consists of photograph prints, 1880s-1949 and 1981; mostly 1880s-1910s. Included are photographs of residents; homesteads; street scenes; and buildings, such as the courthouse, general store, hotel, and post office. There are also photographs of sod buildings.