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Name Phelps County (Neb.)

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Image of RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

RG1080.AM - RG1080 Miles, Floyd, 1904-1989

This reminiscence, written by Floyd Miles in 1980, is an autobiographical account of his youth. Miles describes the circumstances which forced his widowed father to place his children at the Child Saving Institute of Omaha and into foster homes. Miles also recounts the abusive treatment he received in one family and the financially poor, but loving, home provided by his permanent foster parents, Malon and Eva Wolford.

RG2195.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection contains images of early dwellings in Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1870s. These photographs show settlers and their homes, probably in Phelps and Red Willow Counties, Nebraska. Included are images of sod and dugout houses.