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Catalog Number RG1750.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG1750 Crawford, Harry Love, 1879-1959
Title Harry Love Crawford
Description Harry Love Crawford moved with his family to a farm in Cedar Township, Buffalo County, Nebraska, in 1884. He received his early education in Platte and Buffalo Counties. The bulk of this collection relates to the pioneers and historical events of Buffalo County, Nebraska, 1872-1958. Photographs include street scenes of Kearney, Nebraska, and farm scenes.

This collection contains photographic prints. Included are parade floats and farm scenes showing haying, threshing, and corn shelling, ca.1900s; farm houses, 1900-1950; churches, 1910-1954; and street scenes of Kearney, Nebraska, 1910-1920. Also included is a photograph of a 1916 Studebaker and photos of Harry L. Crawford's hearse. Of special interest is the photo of Mrs. Asbury Collins at the controls of the first airplane flown in Kearney, Nebraska.
Date 1900-1954
Date Range from 1900
Date Range to 1954
Place USA: Nebraska (Buffalo), Kearney
Subjects Mother Hall Home (Neb.)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Parade floats
Church buildings
Street scenes--Nebraska
Frontier and pioneer life--Nebraska--Buffalo County
Local history
Composition (Music)
Women in aeronautics--Nebraska--Kearney
Farm life--Nebraska
Parades and processions--Nebraska
Harvesting--Nebraska--Buffalo County
Threshing--Nebraska--Buffalo County
Search Terms Cedar Creek (Neb.)
Buffalo County (Neb.)
Kearney (Neb.)
Cedar Precinct (Buffalo County Neb.)
Majors Precinct (Buffalo County, Neb.)