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Image of RG0750.AM - RG0750 Bowden, Sam

RG0750.AM - RG0750 Bowden, Sam

The collection consists of one item, a photocopy of a September 12, 1875, letter written by Sam Bowden (or Snow), from Tekamah, Burt County, Nebraska, to his brother Doil. In the letter he describes the crop conditions. At the end of the letter, Hannah, his wife, inquires about Doil's marriage status.

Image of RG1091.AM - RG1091 Hitchman, Robert W., 1910-2002

RG1091.AM - RG1091 Hitchman, Robert W., 1910-2002

The collection consists of a reminiscence written by Robert Hitchman of his childhood and teen years in Weeping Water, Cass County, Nebraska, during the 1920s. He discusses numerous topics including family, childhood pranks, playing high school football, other high school extracurricular activities, winter sports, politics, weather, threshing, and working for the railroad as a teen.

Image of RG1096.AM - RG1096 Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962

RG1096.AM - RG1096 Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962

The collection consists of two copies of "Into Pawnee Buffalo Land" by William H. Hotze, 1957. The manuscript relates primarily to settlement and pioneer life in southwestern Nebraska, focusing on Red Willow County, and particularly Indianola, Nebraska. Hotze's manuscript combines personal reminiscences and research to describe both everyday life and notable events in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Topics covered include agriculture and gardening, weather and natural disasters, domestic life, education, politics, Native Americans, overland travel, and holiday celebrations. The manuscript also includes information about various families and individuals who settled in the area and a few po