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Name Webster County (Neb.)

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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.

RG2639.PH - Collection, Photograph

Willa Cather moved with her family to Red Cloud, Nebraska, in 1884. Cather studied literature and began writing short stories while attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Cather also worked for newspapers and magazines in New York until she began writing fiction full time. This collection contains a variety of material acquired from many sources. This collection consists of approximately 100 photographic prints. Included are portraits of Cather as a young girl, Cather family photographs, and a Pavelka family portrait, ca. late 1800s. Red Cloud scenes photographed show a furniture store, steam trains, the laying of the cornerstone at the Webster County Courthouse, the interior of a l

RG2820.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection documents in photographs the Willa Cather Historic Site before it was renovated and the family of Willa Cather. This collection consists of twenty-four photographic prints documenting the interior of the Willa Cather Memorial Site before renovation, when it was the Silas Garber Bank in Red Cloud, Nebraska. Exteriors of the bank are also shown, as well as structures related to the project. Also included are ambrotypes and daguerreotypes of the Cather family.

RG3139.PH - Collection, Photograph

This collection consists of photographs depicting major winter storms in Nebraska. Many of the photos show the aftermath of the blizzard of 1949. Included are images of the devastation to livestock and the equipment used to dig out of the snow. This collection consists of photographic prints of houses, farms, and roads under many feet of snow. Photographs show bulldozers and trains with large blades attempting to clear transportation routes, farmers digging cattle out of drifts, frozen livestock in a field, and people standing by snow drifts twenty feet high. Most of the photos are of the 1949 blizzard. There are also a few photographs and drawings of the 1888 blizzard and blizzards of 188