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Name Lincoln (Neb.)

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RG2638.PH - Collection, Photograph

Street Railroads were first promoted in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1902. This collection contains photographs of trains on the streets of Lincoln and surrounding communities. This collection consists of twenty photographic prints and negatives. Photographs show train cars in various settings and states of use. One photo shows a car on 14th and O Street on a vary snowy day in Lincoln, Nebraska. There are also photos showing the end of the line for some rusted out cars in Nebraska City.

RG2639.PH - Collection, Photograph

Willa Cather moved with her family to Red Cloud, Nebraska, in 1884. Cather studied literature and began writing short stories while attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cather also worked for newspapers and magazines in New York until she began writing fiction full time. This collection contains a variety of material acquired from many sources. This collection consists of approximately 100 photographic prints. Included are portraits of Cather as a young girl, Cather family photographs, and a Pavelka family portrait, ca. late 1800s. Red Cloud scenes photographed show a furniture store, steam trains, the laying of the cornerstone at the Webster County Courthouse, the interior of a l

RG2669.PH - Collection, Photograph

32 photographs; This collection relates to the campaign for women's suffrage in the United States, particularly in Nebraska. This collection consists of photograph prints, 1890-1913. Included are photographs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Emmaline Pankhurst and several postcard views of the 1913 suffragette parade in Washington, D.C. Photographs of suffrage groups in Nebraska and of a suffrage campaign map are also included.

RG2738.PH - Collection, Photograph

Norbert Tiemann was governor of Nebraska, 1966-1970. This collection contains photographs of Tiemann engaged in political activities and with his family. This collection consists of sixteen photographic prints relating to the political and family activities of Governor Norbert Tiemann. Included are portraits, 1968, and photographs of Tiemann presenting awards and with his wife and children.

RG2749.PH - Collection, Photograph

Townsend Studio was a photography studio in Lincoln, Nebraska. This collection is comprised of photographs of people and places in Lincoln around the turn of the twentieth century. This collection consists of 268 photographic prints. The bulk of the photographs are portraits of people that were living and working in Lincoln, Nebraska, in the late 1880s-early 1900s. Included are portraits of prominent citizens, the first settlers, government officials, business owners, college students, and administrators. Also included are photographs of private homes, businesses and the Townsend Studio staff.

RG2824.PH - Collection, Photograph

T.F.A. Williams had a law practice in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was married to Hattie Plum Williams, a professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska. This collection relates to Williams's legal practice, prohibition, the history of Lincoln and the University, and research on German-Russian immigration. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, ca.1900-1910s. Included are photos of German-Russian immigrants in Lincoln, Nebraska. There are also photographs of Lincoln, Nebraska, scenes, including floods in 1908, a parade, homes, and University of Nebraska campuses. Images of children and of Mennonites are included as well. Note: T.F.A. & Hattie Plum Williams phot

RG2967.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 2,000 photographs; The daughter of Nebraska governor Albinus Nance, Helen Marie Nance married attorney Walter L. Anderson and, with her husband, invested in property in Nebraska and California. This collection relates to the Nance and Anderson families, their careers, political activities, and travels. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, ca.1880s-1960s and undated; mostly 1890s-1920s. Included are photographs of Nance and Anderson family members and friends, homes, and vacation travels.

RG2978.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 130 photographs; This collection relates to the descendants of Jacob and Magdeline Andra of Lincoln, Nebraska, and includes images from daily life in the early decades of the twentieth century. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1900-ca.1920 and undated. Images of the interiors and exteriors of shops and homes are included. A photograph of people gathered for a meal shows food and table settings. Also included are photographs of children, souvenir vacation photographs from California, and formal studio portraits.

RG3015.PH - Collection, Photograph

3 photographs; These photographs show scenes from Lincoln, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1887. Two of the photographs show a partially torn-down mill along Salt Creek in Lincoln, Nebraska. The other photograph shows a man in a two-wheeled cart pulled by a white horse.

RG3139.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs depicting major winter storms in Nebraska. Many of the photos show the aftermath of the blizzard of 1949. Included are images of the devastation to livestock and the equipment used to dig out of the snow. This collection consists of photographic prints of houses, farms, and roads under many feet of snow. Photographs show bulldozers and trains with large blades attempting to clear transportation routes, farmers digging cattle out of drifts, frozen livestock in a field, and people standing by snow drifts twenty feet high. Most of the photos are of the 1949 blizzard. There are also a few photographs and drawings of the 1888 blizzard and blizzards of 188

RG3196.PH - Collection, Photograph

P. James Cosgrave was a captain in the First Nebraska Regiment of the Spanish-American War, serving in the Philippines. He was a judge advocate during World War I, a police judge, a county judge, a district judge, and a member of the Selective Service Board. Organizations he belonged to includes the American Legion, the Spanish-American War Veterans, the Military Order of World Wars, the American Bar Association, and the Elks. The photographs document Cosgrave's military and judicial career. This collection consists of 213 photographic prints documenting the life of P. James Cosgrave. Included are portraits of Cosgrave in uniform and the Cosgrave family, ca.1890s-1920s. Many of the photogr

RG3250.PH - Collection, Photograph

The Burden family owned and operated a general store in Red Cloud, Nebraska, from 1896-1952. This collection documents the general store and other property and activities of the Burden family. This collection consists of twenty-nine photographic prints comprised of Burden family photos, as well as images documenting interiors and exteriors of the Burden family general store, 1914; the flash flood on the Republican River, 1935, south of Red Cloud, Nebraska; electronic equipment, ca.1935; and ice cutting near Gothenburg, Nebraska, 1908.

RG3255.PH - Collection, Photograph

Burlington Beach in Lincoln, Nebraska, was converted from an old salt basin into a lake around 1883. This collection consists of images showing recreational activities at the lake. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1895 and 1897. The photographs show people boating and swimming at Burlington Beach.

RG3263.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 100 photographs; Bess Streeter Aldrich was an author of novels and short stories. This collection relates to her work as a writer and her personal life, and includes materials related to the motion picture based on her novel _ Miss Bishop_. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives from the 1890s-1973, mostly the 1940s. Included are photographs of Aldrich at various ages and interior and exterior views of her homes in Lincoln and Elmwood, Nebraska. There are also photographs of a bust dedicated to Aldrich in the Nebraska Hall of Fame in 1973. Many of the photographs are motion picture stills from the film _Cheers for Miss Bishop_, based on Aldrich's novel

RG3266.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection contains photographs of Lincoln, Nebraska, and several unidentified areas. This collection consists of sixteen photographic prints of Lincoln, Nebraska, ca.1930, and various western scenes, ca.1910. Lincoln sences show houses, parades, and floats. Also included are images of Native Americans standing by a stagecoach and unidentified mountainous regions.

RG3278.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 60 photographs; This collection consists of photographs showing scenes from Lincoln, Nebraska, and images related to ranch life in Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints and glass plate negatives, ca.1910-1912 and undated. Photographs of Lincoln, Nebraska, show winter scenes, parks, residential and street scenes, children, and home interiors. Other photographs highlight activities, such as haying, sewing, and band performances. Some photographs depict members of the Hendy family and the Hendy ranch.

RG3356.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection relates to fairs in Nebraska and to exhibits representing Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1972-1976, with an emphasis on the 1880s and 1920s. The photographs show agricultural and merchandising exhibits, livestock competitions, visitors, midway attractions, and entertainment, such as horse and auto races. There are also photographs of members of the Nebraska State Fair Board. A majority of the photographs relate to the Nebraska State Fair, but photographs are included from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri (1904); the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois (1893); and the Centennial Photography Company I

RG3361.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection shows fire department personnel and equipment from various Nebraskan communities. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1867-1949, mostly 1880s and 1910s. The photographs show the progression of fire-fighting equipment, including man-powered, hose-cart teams; horse-drawn fire trucks; and motorized fire engines. Also included are photographs showing fires in Lincoln, Nebraska, during the 1910s. Among the communities pictured are York, Norfolk, and Omaha, Nebraska.

RG3397.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs relating to John H. Mickey, a former governor of Nebraska, and aerial views of Nebraska towns. This collection consists of seven photographs documenting various residences of the John H. Mickey family. Shown are homes in Osceola and Lincoln, Nebraska. Also included is a bird's-eye view of Randolph, Nebraska, and a photo of Mickey working at his desk.

RG3474.PH - Collection, Photograph

Dr. George Evert Condra was Nebraska State Geologist for forty-four years and dean of the University of Nebraska Conservation and Survey Division. The photographs in this collection document Dr. Condra's many images of maps, geological specimens, and data. This collection consists of 6,869 glass plates, negatives, lantern slides, and photographic prints. Many of the materials were used as teaching aids and are dated, ca.1891-1908. Subjects include photos of maps showing bedrock formations in Nebraska; rock formations; geography in numerous Nebraska counties; lakes and rivers; different crops and soils; farm animals; wildlife; forestry; and views of geography in states and counties outside