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Name Furnas County (Neb.)

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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.

Image of RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

This collection consists of one oversized folder containing ten drawings. The drawings are of buildings and structures built by the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska. The drawings in this series are copies taken from the original vellum or linen produced by the railroad.

RG2755.PH - Collection, Photograph

69 photographs; George Uebel was a German immigrant who farmed in Furnas County near Oxford, Nebraska. This collection includes photographs from the Oxford area related to farming, family life, homes, and tornado damage. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1900-1920. Included are images of frame and sod houses; tractors and farming scenes; children and school groups; and damage from a tornado in 1916. There are also photographs showing horse-and mule-drawn wagons and farm equipment.