"History and Stories of Nebraska"
by Addison Erwin Sheldon

Produced by Connie Snyder


ILLUSTRATIONS

(Approximately half of these illustrations are from original photographs taken by the author. The E. G. Clements collection and S. D. Butcher collection of Nebraska photographs are in the author's collection of Illustrated Nebraska.)

  1. George Catlin Painting an Indian Chief
  2. The First Printed Picture of a Buffalo
  3. A Quivira Grass Hut
    (Courtesy R. B. Brower, St. Cloud, Minn.)
  4. Quivira Tomahawks
  5. A Spanish Stirrup Found in Nebraska
  6. La Hontan's Map of the Nebraska Region
  7. A Spanish Sword and a Basket Hilted Cavalry Saber Found in Nebraska
  8. The Platte River
  9. Blackbird Hill
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  10. Pictured Rocks near Blackbird Hill
  11. Lewis and Clark
  12. The Lewis and Clark Monument at Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
  13. The Clark Monument at St. Louis
  14. Blackfoot Warriors
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  15. Manuel Lisa
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  16. British Flag on Nebraska Rocks, 1907
  17. "Aunt Manuel," First Known White Woman in Nebraska
  18. Rosalie Lisa Ely
  19. Monument to the Astorians at Bellevue, Nebraska
  20. Council with Otoes by Major Long's Expedition
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  21. Map of the Great American Desert as made by Major Long, 1820
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  22. Plan of Fort Atkinson, Nebraska, 1819-1827
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  23. Flint Lock and Cannon Ball from Fort Atkinson
  24. A Fort Atkinson Gravestone
  25. Bellevue in 1833
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  26. Bellevue Woods as Seen To-day. Top of Child's Point, Looking East
  27. The Steamer Yellowstone
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  28. Missouri, Oto and Puncah Indians, 1833
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  29. Scott's Bluff
  30. The Buildings of an Earth Lodge
  31. Old Otoe Mission
  32. Father De Smet
    (From Chittenden & Richardson's "Life, Letters & Travels of Father De Smet."
    Francis P. Harper, N. Y.)

  33. Indian Welcome to Father De Smet
    (From Chittenden & Richardson's "Life, Letters & Travels of Father De Smet."
    Francis P. Harper, N. Y.)

  34. John C. Fremont
  35. Map of Overland Trails and Historical Places in Nebraska
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  36. Old Fort Hall on the Oregon Trail
  37. Emigrant Train Crossing the Plains
  38. Ezra Meeker and his Oregon Trail Wagon
  39. Oregon Trail Monument at Kearney
  40. Stone Marking Oregon Trail in Nebraska
  41. Lone Tree Monument
  42. Logan Fontenelle
  43. Site of Fontenelle's Grave near Bellevue
  44. Act Abolishing Slavery in Nebraska
    (Photo from original in Statehouse.)
  45. Map Showing First Plan for Nebraska Survey, 1854
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  46. Nebraska-Kansas Monument, Starting Point of Nebraska Surveys
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  47. Map Showing Progress of Surveys in Eastern Nebraska, 1856
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  48. Robert Harvey, an Early Surveyor, and Outfit
  49. Daniel Freeman, First Homesteader in United States
  50. The First Homestead
  51. Pawnee Earth Lodge
  52. Ancient Pawnee Pottery
  53. Court House Rock and Jail Rock
  54. Major Frank North
  55. Surviving Pawnee Scouts, 1911
  56. Rock Bluffs House where Election Was Held in 1866
  57. Lieutenant Geo. A. Forsyth
  58. Arickaree or Beecher Island Battlefield, 1910
  59. Union Pacific Railroad Train Crossing Missouri River at Omaha, 1866
  60. Stage Coach
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  61. An Early Prairie Fire
    (From Catlin.)
  62. Red Cloud
  63. Spotted Tail
  64. Ruins of Old Red Cloud Agency, 1911
  65. Ft. Robinson, Sioux County, Nebraska.
    Site of Red Cloud Agency and Scene of Important Incidents in Sioux Indian War
  66. Red Cloud's Tent at Pine Ridge, 1904
  67. Pioneer Seeking Shelter
  68. Old Fort Kearney Block House at Nebraska City
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  69. Old Earthworks at Fort Kearney, 1907
  70. Fallen Cottonwood Tree on Site of Headquarters,
    1st Nebraska Regiment at Ft. Kearney, 1864, as Seen in 1907
  71. Fort Laramie in 1848
  72. Ponca Land as Painted for Maximilian, 1833
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  73. Standing Bear and Family in 1904
  74. Bright Eyes (Instha Theamba) Mrs. T. H. Tibbles
  75. Herd Law Act of 1870
    (Photo from original in Statehouse.)
  76. Two Crows (Cahae Numba)
  77. Wajepa
  78. In Grasshopper Days
  79. The Sand Hills
  80. A Typical Frontier Well and House
  81. Fort McPherson Military Cemetery
  82. Nebraska Territorial Seal
  83. Nebraska State Seal
  84. The Goldenrod, Nebraska's Flower
  85. First Arbor Day Proclamation
    (Photo from original in Statehouse.)
  86. J. Sterling Morton and Robert W. Furnas
  87. A Nebraska Tree
  88. Ancient Nebraska Tools
    (Courtesy R. F. Gilder, Omaha, Nebraska.)
  89. Ancient Nebraska House
    (Courtesy R. F. Gilder, Omaha, Nebraska.)
  90. Spanish, French and English Flags
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  91. Map Showing Grants by the English King and their Relation to Nebraska
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  92. American Flag
  93. Map Showing Land Ceded by Indian Tribes in Nebraska
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  94. Map Showing Country Known to the Omaha
  95. The Buffalo Hunt
    (From Thwaites's "Early Western Travels." Arthur H. Clark, Co., Cleveland, Ohio.)
  96. Omaha Mission Building in Thurston County, Built 1856
  97. An Omaha Indian Village in 1860
  98. Stephen A. Douglas
  99. Nebraska-Kansas Bill
    (From original at Washington, D. C..)
  100. Map of Nebraska Territory, 1854
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  101. Governor Francis Burt
  102. Nebraska Ferry Across Elkhorn River, 1854
  103. Acting Governor Thomas B. Cuming
  104. First Territorial Capital, 1855
  105. First Claim Cabin in Nebraska
  106. Peta Lesharu -- Chief of the Pawnee Nation
  107. Mormons Setting out from Florence, Nebraska, to Cross the Plains
  108. First County Map of Nebraska, 1854
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  109. County Map of Nebraska in 1856
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  110. Nebraska Wildcat Currency
  111. Second Territorial Capitol, Afterward Omaha High School
  112. Governor Wm. A. Richardson
  113. Governor Samuel W. Black
  114. Pawnee Council Rock
  115. Governor Alvin Saunders
  116. Outline Map of Nebraska in 1863
    (Drawing by Miss Martha Turner.)
  117. First State Capitol at Lincoln, 1869
  118. The Three Founders of Lincoln
  119. First Log House in Lincoln
  120. A Pioneer Dugout
  121. Governor David Butler
  122. Governor William H. James
  123. Governor Robert W. Furnas
  124. Governor Silas W. Garber
  125. Constitution of 1875 with Signatures
    (Photo from original in Statehouse.)
  126. Governor Albinus Nance
  127. Governor James W. Dawes
  128. A Western Cattle Range
  129. A Frontier Nebraska Granger
  130. Governor John M. Thayer
  131. Nebraska State Capitol in 1889
  132. A Farmers' Alliance Convention
  133. Congressman O. M. Kem of Custer County at Home
    (First Congressman in United States Elected From A Sod House)
  134. Governor James E. Boyd
  135. Governor Lorenzo Crounse
  136. Governor Silas A. Holcomb
  137. William Jennings Bryan in 1896
  138. Governor William A. Poynter
  139. Governor Chas. H. Dietrich
  140. Governor Ezra P. Savage
  141. Governor John H. Mickey
  142. A Nebraska Corn Crop
  143. Threshing Winter Wheat
  144. In Line for a Homestead
  145. Governor George L. Sheldon
  146. Governor A. C. Shallenberger
  147. Governor Chester H. Aldrich
  148. Governor John H. Morehead
  149. Map of Nebraska, 1911
  150. Monument to Abraham Lincoln
    on State House Grounds, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1912
    (Courtesy of Roy Hindmarsh, Lincoln, Nebraska.)




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