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Name Ranch life -- Nebraska

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Image of RG0862.AM - RG0862 Carley, Furman B., 1859-1940

RG0862.AM - RG0862 Carley, Furman B., 1859-1940

This collection consists of F.B. Carley's reminiscence, January 22, 1930. He describes the appointment of the first justice of the peace at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, in the 1880s and the demise of cattle ranching in northwest Nebraska. Carley writes also of cowboy life in Sioux and Dawes Counties, Nebraska, and the demise of cattle ranching in northwest Nebraska.

Image of RG0970.AM - RG0970 James, Arabella Jane (Dunn), 1906-2003

RG0970.AM - RG0970 James, Arabella Jane (Dunn), 1906-2003

This collection consists of correspondence written to Belle Dunn in 1926 regarding the history of Blaine County, Nebraska. The letters contain reminiscences of settlement in the area, mostly describing events from the 1880s. Early settlers, the organization of towns, weather phenomena, postal service, schools, and homes are among the topics discussed.