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Catalog Number RG3644.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG3644 Ferguson, William Henry, 1856-1937
Title William Henry Ferguson
Description Approximately 98 photographs; William Henry Ferguson was a Nebraska businessman involved with grain elevators, farming, real estate, and other investments. This collection relates to his business interests and personal life.

This collection consists of photographic prints, ca.1900-1927, and undated; mostly 1910s-1920s. Photographs related to agriculture, such as images of beet harvesting and cattle, are included. Also included are photographs of grain elevators. Photographs related to hunting and fishing and scenic views of lakes in Wyoming are included. Of particular interest are photographs of Capital Beach Amusement Park, featuring aerial views of the park and photographs of park attractions.
Date 1900-1927 circa
People Ferguson, Myrtle Likes, 1869-1972
Ferguson, Richard Dudley, 1890-1968
Ferguson, Robert Likes, 1891-1972
Subjects Airedale Ranch and Cattle Company (Scottsbluff, Neb.)
Aurora Milling Company (Aurora, Neb.)
Beatrice Creamery Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
Capital Beach Amusement Park (Lincoln, Neb.)
Central Realty and Investment Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
Elwood Grain Company (St. Joseph, Mo.)
Ferguson and Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
King's Ballroom (Lincoln, Neb.)
McCook Ditch Company (McCook, Neb.)
McCook Irrigation and Water Power Company (McCook, Neb.)
Nebraska Machinery Supply Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
Platte Valley Loan and Investment Company (Scottsbluff, Neb.)
Shannon Grain Company (Kansas City, Mo.)
Tri-State Land Company (Scottsbluff, Neb.)
Updike Grain Company (Omaha, Neb.)
Woodlawn Dairy Company (Woodlawn, Neb.)
Yankee Hill Brick Manufacturing Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
Agriculture--Economic aspects
Beet sugar industry
Brick industry
Financial institutions
Grain elevators
Grain trade
Refrigeration and refrigeration machinery
Mills and mill-work--Nebraska
Search Terms Adams County (Neb.)
Lancaster County (Neb.)
Lincoln (Neb.)
Morrill County (Neb.)
Red Willow County (Neb.)
Scotts Bluff County (Neb.)
Scottsbluff (Neb.)
Aurora (Neb.)
McCook (Neb.)
Omaha (Neb.)
Woodlawn (Neb.)