“Frontier Settlement and Community Development in Richardson, Burt and Platte Counties – 1854 – 1870” by Nicholas Joseph Aieta

This paper includes the history of three early Nebraska settlement counties; Richardson, Burt and Platte. What is interesting about this research is where the settlers came from.

Yesterday & Today: Southeast Nebraska Courthouses

Explore the historic Courthouses of Southeast Nebraska!

History of Richardson County: its people, industries and institutions by Edward C. Lewis – 1917

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.

Photos from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information – 1936-1940: Our 2021 Calendar

This gallery preview contains 10 images out of 39 from our 2021 Calendar of Southeast Nebraska Towns and Counties photographed by the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information by John Vachon and Arthur Rothstein from 1936-1940. Cities and counties include: Lincoln, Omaha, Lancaster, Gage, Jefferson, Seward, York, Richardson, Otoe & Thayer.