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Catalog Number RG4376.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG4376 Freeman, Daniel, 1826-1908
Title Daniel Freeman
Description Approximately 62 photographs; Daniel Freeman is thought to be the first person to claim government land made avaialbe to settlers under the Homestead Act. This collection relates to Freeman's family and homestead near Beatrice, Nebraska.

This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, 1861-1956, mainly from ca.1885 and ca.1907. The photographs include portraits of Freeman family members and group shots. There are also photographs showing the homestead and national monument on its site; the Freeman school; and the homestead certificate application.
Date 1861-1956
Date Range from 1861
Date Range to 1956
Place USA: Nebraska (Gage), Beatrice
People Freeman, Agnes Suiter
Freeman, Eliza
Freeman, Agnes May
Freeman, James
Freeman, Samuel
Subjects Homestead National Monument (Beatrice, Neb.)
Homesteading
Dwellings
Search Terms Beatrice (Neb.)