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Nebraska -- Emigration and immigration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Fahrländer family letters

Call Number: RH MS 1517

This collection consists of original letters and typed translations, with contextual notes, from Fahrländer family members and friends in both Germany and the United States to Hermann or Herman Fahrländer, who moved to the United States in the 1880s.

Dates: 1881 - 1959

Photocopy of Experiences of My Youth and Later Life

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P464

This item is a photocopy titled Experiences of My Youth and Later Life which is Heinrich Ratzlaff's reminiscence's of his family's immigration from Russia to near Fairbury, Nebraska. The paper describes travel conditions by way of Canada; and in Nebraska, the environment, crop prices, and living conditions. The Ratzlaff family were Russian Mennonites.

Dates: 1941

Samuel Knox business papers

Call Number: RH MS 22
Overview The correspondence in this collection is primarily concerned with land sales, in Kansas, Nebraska and other states, financial matters, excursion trips to the Western states, and immigration to Kansas and Nebraska. Knox's legal papers are also included. Among Knox's correspondents were soldiers fighting in the Civil War in Kansas and Illinois volunteer regiments, his family (including a family history), requests for information regarding land in Kansas and Nebraska, and responses to Knox's...
Dates: 1852 - 1888