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Name Valentine (Neb.)

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Image of RG0824.AM - RG0824 Niobrara River Power Project (Valentine, Neb.)

RG0824.AM - RG0824 Niobrara River Power Project (Valentine, Neb.)

This collection consists of a single bound report, submitted to C. H. Cornell by the W. K. Palmer Company in November 1909. It includes sections on the Niobrara River, design of the proposed dam and power station, specifications, financial estimates, and accompanying charts and drawings.

RG2134.PH - Collection, Photograph

The Kinkaid Homestead Law of 1904 and the opening of the abandoned Fort Niobrara Military Reservation in late 1913 brought large numbers of people to the central plains of Nebraska. This collection contains photographs depicting the crowds that were drawn to the area for these events. This collection contains four photographic prints of large groups of people standing in line to acquire land. One shows the city street of Broken Bow, Nebraska, when it was still unpaved and muddy, ca.1913. Visible in the background are tents, buildings, and hopeful land owners waiting their turn to claim land. Of special interest is the photograph of Hazel Graham, the first woman to register at the Fort Niob

RG2432.PH - Collection, Photograph

37 photographs; Orville Alfred Ralston served in both the British and American armed forces as an aviator in World War I. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in 1918 for his "combat success and daring." This collection consists mainly of material relating to Ralston's training and exploits as an aviator in World War I. Photographs relate to his flying career and comrades. Photographs in this collection, 1917-1919, relate to Ralston's aviation career and include photos of his flying comrades, planes from the World War I era, and identified aviators in their planes.

RG2470.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs showing various roads in Nebraska. This collection consists of photographic prints, 1910s-1952 and undated. The photographs show dirt, gravel, and paved roads at various locations in Nebraska. Automobiles and roadside scenery are included in some of the photos. Of particular interest are photographs showing changes in the road through Smiley Canyon in Sioux County, Nebraska.

RG2845.PH - Collection, Photograph

The massacre at Wounded Knee emerged from a spiritual movement among the Plains Indians called the Ghost Dance religion. Tension between troops and Indians climaxed into the tragic confrontation at Wounded Knee. This collection consists of images documenting the days leading up to the battle and to its aftermath. This collection consists of photographs of ghost dancers, scenes from the massacre, group and individual portraits of both military men and Indians, and camps of both the infantry and the Indians at Pine Ridge Agency.

RG2969.PH - Collection, Photograph

John A. Anderson, born in Sweden in 1869, came to Cherry County, Nebraska, in 1884. Anderson took many photographs relating to people living on the frontier. This collection consists of photographs of Sioux Indians posing for formal portraits, performing traditional customs, and going about daily activities. This collection consists of 360 photographic prints and 322 glass negatives, mostly of Sioux Indians. Photographs include Sam Kills Two working on his winter count skin; being issued at the Rosebud Agency; a ceremonial Sun Dance Dog feast; and many other photographs depicting various activities and customs of the Sioux tribe. Also included are photos of Anderson and his family at their

RG3314.PH - Collection, Photograph

Cherry County, Nebraska, was created by legislative enactment on February 23, 1883. The photographs in this collection document the towns and rural areas that comprise the county. This collection consists of approximately photographic prints and negatives showing the ranches, churches, post offices, and stores in the towns of Cherry County. Also included are photographs of a sod school house, citizens on the street in the late nineteenth century, and Native Americans dancing, ca.1920.

RG3362.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection contains photographs of fish hatchery operations in Nebraska. Many of the photos show the ponds in which the fish are prepared for release. This collection consists of thirty-three photographic prints and postcards showing hatchery grounds and ponds in Louisville, Gretna, South Bend, and Valentine, Nebraska. Also included are photographs of people fishing and the superintendent's residence at the State Fishery near Louisville.