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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
NEBRASKA'S EARLY GEODETIC SURVEYS By JERRY PENRY
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Describes the early geodetic surveying in Nebraska beginning with the Missouri River Commission surveys of the 1880's and followed by the surveys of the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Coast... More > & Geodetic Surveys of the 1890's. Also describes the State Surveys of the Great Depression and the Magnetic Surveys. Details the early triangulation and leveling procedures as well as topographic mapping. Many historical maps, photos, and illustrations. Ideal for the surveyor retracing geodetic bench marks or other monuments. Of interest to the geocacher looking for older survey markers.< 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
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
Nebraska Small Game Hunting, Fishing & Trapping Licenses, 1901-2009 By Ira Cotton
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This handbook covers the small game, fishing and trapping licenses of Nebraska for the period of 1901-2009 when pre-printed licenses (later called permits) were issued. Most licenses are illustrated.... More > This is a full-color edition that is perfect bound. Other editions are available with different bindings and/or less expensive black & white contents.< Less
Nebraska Small Game Hunting, Fishing & Trapping Licenses, 1901-2009, Perfect bound, black & white interior By Ira Cotton
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This handbook covers the small game, fishing and trapping licenses of Nebraska for the period of 1901-2009 when pre-printed licenses (later called permits) were issued. Most licenses are illustrated.... More > This edition is perfect bound with color covers and black & white contents.< Less