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MAP: Iowa and Eastern Nebraska: 1864

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: T10


Issued by A.J. Johnson in 1864, this maps shows both counties and townships in Iowa. The 32 eastern most counties in Nebraska are depicted, as well as Indian reservations, roads, trails, and small settlements in both areas. View more info

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Nebraska 1875: Its Advantages, Resources, and Drawbacks

By: Edwin A. Curley, introduction to the Bison Books Edition by Richard Edwards

Price: $27.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press / Bison Books: 2006

Seller ID: 264682


Europeans who considered emigrating to the American frontier in the nineteenth century could find little information about the real conditions they would face. And most of what was available-the broadsides and advertisements of land companies, speculators, and promoters-was highly suspect. Edwin A. Curley's 1875 account offered something different.Edwin A. Curley was an English journalist writing for The Field: The Country Gentleman's Newspaper, a London weekly, at a... View more info

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Ham, Eggs, and Corn Cake: A Nebraska Territory Diary [To Nebraska in '57]

By: Erastus F. Beadle; introduction by Ronald C. Naugle.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 2001

Seller ID: 26187X


Three years after the Kansas-Nebraska Act embroiled the plains states in a struggle that presaged the war to come, the irrepressible Erastus F. Beadle left his home in Buffalo, New York, and set out for the territories to see about some land. Specifically, Beadle had a stake in the Sulphur Springs Land Company, an enterprise that proposed to build the community of Saratoga just north of Omaha for prospective settlers, who were arriving by the boatload. In diary pages and... View more info

Spanish American War Veterans from Nebraska

By: K. H. Simmons

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S0608


A compilation of material from the microfilm record of service card file located at the State Historical Society in Lincoln, Neb. and from the book “The Roster of Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Who Served in the War of Rebellion, Spanish-American War and World War” published in Lincoln in 1925. View more info

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Nebraska Place-Names (New Edition)

By: Lilian L. Fitzpatrick and J. T. Link Edited and with an introduction by G. Thomas Fairclough

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1995 [1960]

Seller ID: 250606


What's the difference between a stream and a creek? When is a hill a butte? Who decides what to name a town? How do names happen anyway? In Nebraska Place-Names by Lilian L. Fitzpatrick, names make news not only for Nebraskans but for all collectors of Western Americana.Includes selections from J. T. Link's "Origin of the Place-Names of Nebraska" View more info

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Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857-1866

By: Mollie Dorsey Sanford With an introduction and notes by Donald F. Danker With a new introduction by Lillian Schlissel

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: c2003

Seller ID: 293070


Mollie is a vivid, high-spirited, and intensely feminine account of city people homesteading in the raw, new land west of the Missouri. More particularly, it is the story of Mollie herself-just turned eighteen when the Dorseys left Indianapolis for Nebraska Territory-of her reaction to the transplantation and to her new life which included rattlesnakes, blizzards, Indians, and the hardships of pioneer life.Mollie describes her nearly three-year engagement to Byron Sa... View more info