Portrait and Biographical Album of Gage County, Nebraska: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the County by Chapman Brothers (Chicago, Ill.) – 1888.
In the U. S. Presidential Election – Fall of 1908, William H. Taft (Republican Nominee) decided to campaign in William Jennings Bryans’ (Democratic Nominee) “stomping grounds” of Southeast Nebraska.
This video gallery includes Railroad Maps from 1861 – 1898 from the New York Public Library – Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Collection – public domain.
The Minnesota Institute of Art offers these Cyanotype photographs taken by Agnes Winterbottom in Rulo, Nebraska around 1900. This set includes 23 images which have been added to the video gallery below.
Building the Rulo Bridge over the Missouri River – 1886-1887
If you like early Nebraska Territory history or early railroad history you will love this little booklet from the Union Pacific Railroad from 1867.
“Enticing the Iron Horse: The Unexpected Effects of Railroads on Town-Building in the Great Plains” by Robert Voss – 2008
History of Richardson County, Nebraska: its people, industry and institutions was written by Edward C. Lewis and published in 1917 by B. F. Bowen Publishing Co. It contains nearly 900 pages of history of Richardson County from pre-historic times to 1917.
This gallery contains images and maps of the beginning of Westward Expansion into Nebraska Territory and the City of Omaha under the motto:
“Fortiter in Re” – Courageously in Every Enterprise.