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Name Plattsmouth (Neb.)

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Image of RG0996.AM - RG0996 Sage-Fellows Families

RG0996.AM - RG0996 Sage-Fellows Families

This collection [formerly MS0042 and MS0996] consists of papers relating to the Sage and Fellows Families of Auburn and Plattsmouth, Nebraska. The collection includes correspondence between family members, biographical and genealogical information, and programs from the Mental Culture Club of Auburn, Neb. and other area organizations. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence discussing family news and local events from the 1860s to the 1910s.

Image of RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

RG4064.AM - RG4064 Burlington and Missouri River Railroad. Railroad Structures

This collection consists of one oversized folder containing ten drawings. The drawings are of buildings and structures built by the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad in Nebraska. The drawings in this series are copies taken from the original vellum or linen produced by the railroad.

RG2222.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 450 photographs; This collection consists of images from the locations throughout Nebraska and relates to life at the turn of the twentieth century, highlighting agriculture, recreation, and rural and community views. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1890s-1910s and undated. The photographs show communities throughout Nebraska, in particular Lincoln, Syracuse, and Beatrice. There are photographs of tornado damage in Omaha, Nebraska, and of bands, parades, and fairs. Many of the photographs relate to agriculture and farm life.

RG2612.PH - Collection, Photograph

93 photographs; Frank Henton Johnson served in Company M of the First Nebraska Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War and the subsequent Philippine Insurrection. This collection is related to his military service and to his hometown, Plattsmouth, Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Views of Omaha, Lincoln, and Plattsmouth, Nebraska, and portraits of men and women are included. Of particular interest are images of a 1907 flood in Plattsmouth.

RG2974.PH - Collection, Photograph

6 photographs; Samuel M. Chapman was a lawyer in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, and an active member of the Republican Party, who served in Nebraska's Senate in 1875 and 1877. This collection relates to his legal work, political activities, and military service during the Civil War. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1860s-1900. Included are four carte de visites of Civil War soldiers, an art reproduction, and a photograph of a man in Native American costume.

RG3270.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 400 photographs; George Harrison Gilmore was a physician, amateur archaeologist, and historian from Murray, Nebraska. This collection relates to his interest in history and archaeology and to his family. This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, many of which are undated, but includes images from the late 1800s-1950s. The collection holds numerous images of buildings, including farmsteads, log cabins, and historic structures. Also included are photographs of George Harrison Gilmore, his friends, and members of his family. A few close-up photographs of various plants provide clear images of foliage and are labeled with their scientific names.

RG3384.PH - Collection, Photograph

Cass County, Nebraska, was approved by the territorial legislature in 1855. This collection documents the towns and rural areas of Cass County. This collection consists of photographic prints and postcards of Cass County. Shown are private residences, commercial and public buildings, street scenes, and rural settings. Included are photos of the Oxford Hotel in Avoca, 1909; the Ash Grove Cement Works in Louisville, 1940; the aftermath of a 1908 tornado in Louisville; and many street scenes of Cass County towns.

RG5061.PH - Collection, Photograph

Approximately 140 photographs; This collection consists of photographs showing the Balfour family, including images of the family farm, recreational activities, and family portraits. This collection consists of photographic prints, negatives, and glass plate negatives, ca.1890-1964, mostly ca.1910. The photographs include family portraits, and hunting, baseball, and school scenes. Celebrations, such as weddings, proms, and holiday parties are pictured as well. The glass plate negatives provide images of the family farm, cattle, and family friends, ca.1910.