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INSTRUCTIONS TO COUNTY SURVEYORS OF NEBRASKA By ROBERT HARVEY
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In 1914, Nebraska State Surveyor Robert Harvey published a book that dealt with many subjects on land surveying that had never before been seen in print. Harvey had amassed 45 years of experience as... More > a U. S. deputy surveyor, county surveyor, and state surveyor and wanted to share with other surveyors his expertise in finding the original section corners placed by the surveyors of the General Land Office. A fraudulent method he deemed the "Short Cut Method" was uncovered and fulled explained. Harvey's book quickly caught the attention of surveyors, engineers, lawyers, judges, and universities all across the nation. Only a limited supply was published and it became one of the most sought after authoritative books on surveying. This is a reprint of Harvey's 1914 manual of instructions, complete with original photos, diagrams, and text. Nebraska .licensed land surveyor Jerold F. Penry adds a preface to the reprint as well as a biography of Robert Harvey at the end of the book.< Less
Nebraska Place-Names By Lilian Linder Fitzpatrick
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This study of Nebraska place-names, compiled in 1925, is, in the words of the author, "as exhaustive as I could make it." Short histories of the names of over a thousand Nebraska towns... More > are presented, arranged by county.< Less
Afghanistan: It's No Nebraska By Luis Durani, Quis Durani
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Afghanistan: It’s No Nebraska is a book that captures the history of Afghanistan from the invasion of the Greeks by Alexander the Great, almost two and half thousand years ago, to the invasion... More > of Afghanistan by the United States of America and its European allies in 2001. The book provides an in-depth analysis into different foreign invasions since the Greeks. From examining the successes and ultimate failures of each occupation, the authors apply their findings on the current situation of Afghanistan and propose a practical path forward. This book is for all readers who want to learn more about the dire situation in Afghanistan and why Afghanistan is labeled the "Graveyard of Empires.” This book is also intended for subject matter experts, who want to see another perspective on the matter. The path forward entailed in this book is the only feasible, realistic, and pragmatic solution to the unending conflict in Afghanistan.< Less
A Nebraska Life By Mary Kelly Hellweg
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(Paperback Edition.) Before World War I, farm work was performed by powerful draft horses imported from Europe. The Kelly family owned one of the most important draft horse importation companies in... More > Nebraska. Their farmland would later become the heart of what is present-day Lincoln. Mary Kelly Hellweg describes her family’s business and her memories growing up on the farm, the changes wrought by World War I, and the challenges living on the homefront during World War II—caring for two small children and maintaining a home while her husband, a U.S. Navy officer and dentist, served on a medical ship. “Family histories and stories are precious and unless someone in the family records them they are lost forever,” Hellweg writes. Letters, her husband’s World War II journals, and other documents round out this collection, which provides a unique portrait of one family’s experience of the twentieth century. (Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the P.E.O. Foundation.)< Less
A Nebraska Life By Mary Kelly Hellweg
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(Hardcover Edition.) Before World War I, farm work was performed by powerful draft horses imported from Europe. The Kelly family owned one of the most important draft horse importation companies in... More > Nebraska. Their farmland would later become the heart of what is present-day Lincoln. Mary Kelly Hellweg describes her family’s business and her memories growing up on the farm, the changes wrought by World War I, and the challenges living on the homefront during World War II—caring for two small children and maintaining a home while her husband, a U.S. Navy officer and dentist, served on a medical ship. “Family histories and stories are precious and unless someone in the family records them they are lost forever,” Hellweg writes. Letters, her husband’s World War II journals, and other documents round out this collection, which provides a unique portrait of one family’s experience of the twentieth century. (Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the P.E.O. Foundation.)< Less
A Nebraska Life By Mary Kelly Hellweg
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(Paperback Edition.) Before World War I, farm work was performed by powerful draft horses imported from Europe. The Kelly family owned one of the most important draft horse importation companies in... More > Nebraska. Their farmland would later become the heart of what is present-day Lincoln. Mary Kelly Hellweg describes her family’s business and her memories growing up on the farm, the changes wrought by World War I, and the challenges living on the homefront during World War II—caring for two small children and maintaining a home while her husband, a U.S. Navy officer and dentist, served on a medical ship. “Family histories and stories are precious and unless someone in the family records them they are lost forever,” Hellweg writes. Letters, her husband’s World War II journals, and other documents round out this collection, which provides a unique portrait of one family’s experience of the twentieth century. (Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the P.E.O. Foundation.)< Less
A Nebraska Life By Mary Kelly Hellweg
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(Hardcover Edition.) Before World War I, farm work was performed by powerful draft horses imported from Europe. The Kelly family owned one of the most important draft horse importation companies in... More > Nebraska. Their farmland would later become the heart of what is present-day Lincoln. Mary Kelly Hellweg describes her family’s business and her memories growing up on the farm, the changes wrought by World War I, and the challenges living on the homefront during World War II—caring for two small children and maintaining a home while her husband, a U.S. Navy officer and dentist, served on a medical ship. “Family histories and stories are precious and unless someone in the family records them they are lost forever,” Hellweg writes. Letters, her husband’s World War II journals, and other documents round out this collection, which provides a unique portrait of one family’s experience of the twentieth century. (Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the P.E.O. Foundation.)< Less
American Trails Revisited - Oregon Trail - Nebraska - Exploring America's History on U.S. Highways By Lyn Wilkerson
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This edition of the American Trails Revisited series explores the Oregon Trail across Nebraska, beginning with its crossing from Kansas and ending with the two branches along the Platte River, the... More > North Platte Branch and the Colorado Branch. Along the way, over 150 historic sites and landmarks are presented. Also included are reference maps and GPS coordinates for all sites.< Less
The History of The Duncan German Methodist Church By Eulalia Dahmke
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A Brief History of the United Methodist Church in Duncan, Nebraska. Compiled by Eulalia (Engel) Dahmke.
The History of The Duncan German Methodist Church By Eulalia Dahmke
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A Brief History of the United Methodist Church in Duncan, Nebraska. Compiled by Eulalia (Engel) Dahmke.