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Catalog Number RG2551.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG2551 Simons, George
Title George Simons
Description George Simons was an artist who came to Omaha, Nebraska Territory, in the mid-1850s. During that time he made a series of pencil sketches of activities in the Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa, area. This collection is comprised of photographs of Simons's sketches.

This collection consists of fifty-three photographic prints. The photographs are copies of sketches by George Simons. Included are scenes of Council Bluffs, Iowa, when it was known as Kanesville, 1849-1851; the N.P. Dodge Farm, 1854-1858; a Pawnee Indian village near Fremont, Nebraska, 1856; an Omaha Indian Village near Bellevue, Nebraska, 1854; a Mormon train at Florence, Nebraska, 1858; and images of life on the frontier in the 1850s-1860s.
Date 1850s-1860s
Subjects Pawnee Indians
Omaha Indians
Indians of North America--Nebraska--Dwellings
Frontier and pioneer life--Nebraska--Omaha
Frontier and pioneer life--Iowa--Council Bluffs
Mormons--Nebraska--Florence
Indians of North America
Sketches
Search Terms Council Bluffs (Iowa)
Bellevue (Neb.)
Omaha (Neb.)
Florence (Neb.)
Kanesville (Iowa)
Fremont (Neb.)
Nebraska Territory