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Name McPherson 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.

RG2870.PH - Collection, Photograph

11 photographs; This collection relates to ranching and settlement in and near McPherson County, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1890-ca.1900. The photographs relate to ranching and settlement in and near McPherson County, Nebraska. Included are images of sod buildings, cowboys, horses, wagons, and ranches.