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Name Harlan 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 RG1067.AM - RG1067 Harvey, Margaret Ann (Uplinger), 1880-1970

RG1067.AM - RG1067 Harvey, Margaret Ann (Uplinger), 1880-1970

This collection contains an essay/reminiscence by Maggie A. Harvey entitled, "The Wheels of Time." The reminiscence describes Harvey's career as a dressmaker and discusses the differences between life in her youth and life in 1937. Also included in the collection are three cards for "Mrs. E.M. Harvey, Breeder of S.C. Rhode Island Reds (chickens), Republican City, Nebr." (on one side), and on the opposite side is a blank for subscribing to "The OK Poultry Journal," Mounds, Oklahoma.

RG2345.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs showing groups and buildings in Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1875-1927; mostly 1890s. Included are photographs of school groups, a settlers reunion, and a carnival. There are also photographs of buildings, such as schools, churches, and businesses.

RG2450.PH - Collection, Photograph

The town site of Republican City was moved to make way for the Harlan County Reservoir. This collection includes photographs showing the old town site and the new town site under construction. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1951. These photographs from the U.S. Corps of Engineers show street scenes from old Republican City before it was relocated. Other photographs show construction on the new town site.