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Name Horticulture -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0840.AM - RG0840 Byrd-Yeats Family

RG0840.AM - RG0840 Byrd-Yeats Family

This collection has miscellaneous papers relating to the Byrd and the Yeats families from Omaha, Nebraska, primarily concerning the Byrd Nurseries and the Gregg School of Commerce. Specific items include a booklet titled "Landscape Gardening: A book which points the way to more attractive home surroundings," which was put out by the nursery; a brochure from the Gregg School of Commerce, where Beulah Byrd was the principal; a program for the Omaha College Club; and a letter of sympathy to Forrest and Mary Yeats on the death of Beulah in 1920.

Image of RG1096.AM - RG1096 Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962

RG1096.AM - RG1096 Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962

The collection consists of two copies of "Into Pawnee Buffalo Land" by William H. Hotze, 1957. The manuscript relates primarily to settlement and pioneer life in southwestern Nebraska, focusing on Red Willow County, and particularly Indianola, Nebraska. Hotze's manuscript combines personal reminiscences and research to describe both everyday life and notable events in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Topics covered include agriculture and gardening, weather and natural disasters, domestic life, education, politics, Native Americans, overland travel, and holiday celebrations. The manuscript also includes information about various families and individuals who settled in the area and a few po