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Catalog Number RG1695.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG1695 Workman, John B. (John Butler), 1815-1895
Title John B. (John Butler) Workman
Description John Butler Workman arrived in Nebraska in 1872, homesteading on Indian Creek in York County, Nebraska. He farmed the land and also served as the postmaster of the Indian Creek Post Office. Workman later moved to Exeter, Nebraska. This collection contains one letter Workman wrote to his wife and children. Photographs in this collection include the Indian Creek post office building.

This collection consists of two photographic prints and one tintype. Shown is the Indian Creek post office, 1882; the Workman house in Exeter, Nebraska, 1886; and a tintype of a small child, 1871.
Date 1871-1886
Date Range from 1871
Date Range to 1886
Subjects Homesteading
Farming
Postmasters
Crops--Nebraska--Saline County
Farm life--Nebraska--York County
Dwellings--Nebraska--Saline County
Farmers--Nebraska--York County
Country life--Nebraska--York County
Post offices--Nebraska--Indian Creek
Search Terms Fillmore County (Neb.)
Exeter (Neb.)
Friendville (Neb.)
Illinois
York County (Neb.)
Indian Creek (Neb.)