"History and Stories of Nebraska"
by Addison Erwin Sheldon

Produced by Connie Snyder

INDEX - K through Z

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z


~ K ~

  • Kansas City, 15.
  • Kanzes Indians, 15.
  • Kearney, 138.
  • Kearney County, 85, 89.
  • Kearney, Fort Phil, 150.
  • Keith County, 47, 85.
  • Kennard, Thos. P., 260.
  • Kennerly, Major Wm. Clark, 75.
  • Kinkaid, Congressman M. P., 286.
  • Kinkaid Homestead Act, 286.
  • Kit-ke-hahk-i, 114.
  • Knife Chief, 47.
  • Knox County, 19, 169, 266.


    ~ L ~

  • La Flesche, Joseph, 175.
  • La Flesche, Mary, 175.
  • La Flesche, Susette, 175.
  • Lancaster County, 89, 261.
  • Land, Rise in Price, 285.
  • Land Grants, 263.
  • Land Laws, 241, 270.
  • La Hontan, 9.
  • La Joie, Madam, 38.
  • Laramie Plains, 124.
  • Laramie River, 68.
  • Leavenworth, General, 51.
  • LeClerc, Francis, 41.
  • Lee, Capt. Thomas J., 104.
  • Legislature, First, 240.
  • Lewis & Clark, 21, 24, 31, 35.
  • Lexington, 124.
  • Libraries, Free, 291.
  • Lincoln, President Abraham, 110, 137, 256, 260.
  • Lincoln, 89, 177, 260, 263, 266, 276.
  • Lincoln County, 198.
  • Linwood, 118.
  • Liquor license, 252.
  • Lisa, Manuel, 34, 41, 55, 103, 292.
  • Lisa, Raymond, 38.
  • Lisa, Rosalie, 38.
  • Little Big Horn Battle, 126, 153.
  • Little Bow River, 226.
  • Little Blue, 139.
  • LeShara, 118.
  • Little Thief, 25.
  • Logan River, 177.
  • Log Cabins, 261.
  • Lone Tree, 92.
  • Long, Major Stephen H., 45.
  • Long Hair, 47.
  • Loup River, 47, 227.
  • Louisiana, 24.
  • Louisiana Purchase, 223.
  • Louisville, 7.
  • Lux, Fireman, 201.


    ~ M ~

  • McCoy, Rev. Isaac, 103.
  • McKenzie, General, 127.
  • McKinley, President William, 280.
  • McLellan, Robert, 41.
  • Madison County, 266.
  • Mahas or Omahas, 219.
  • Majors, Alexander, 102.
  • Mallet, Brothers, 15.
  • Man-Afraid-of-his-Horses, 152.
  • Mandan Indians, 37, 59.
  • Manners, Chas. A., 104.
  • Marquette, Father, 218.
  • Martha, slave, 102.
  • Martin, George, 145.
  • Martin, Nathaniel, 145.
  • Martin, Robert, 145.
  • Maseburg, Mr., 189.
  • Maximilian, Prince, 40, 52, 56, 62.
  • Melhunca, 73.
  • Merrick County, 89, 93, 118.
  • Merrill, Moses, 70.
  • Merrill, Mr. & Mrs., 243.
  • Merrill, Samuel Pearce, 74.
  • Mickey, Governor John H., 283.
  • Middleton, Doc., 273.
  • Midland Pacific Railroad, 263.
  • Milford, 172.
  • Militia, State, 270.
  • Millard, J. H., 282.
  • Miller, Dr. Geo. L., 173, 248.
  • Miller, Joseph, 41.
  • Minneconjou Sioux, 97.
  • Mira Valley, 163.
  • Mission Indians, 289.
  • Missouria Indians, 12, 13, 19, 46.
  • Missouri Compromise, 100, 234.
  • Missouri Pacific Railroad, 269.
  • Missouri River, (numerous references)
  • Mitain, 38.
  • Morgan's Island, 64.
  • Mormon Cow, 97.
  • Mormon Trail, 88.
  • Morning Star Sacrifice, 117.
  • Morrill County, 89, 120.
  • Morehead, Governor John H., 288.
  • Morton, J. Sterling, 56, 129, 206, 248.
  • Murie, Captain, 125.


    ~ N ~

  • Nance, Governor Albinus, 268.
  • Nance County, 118, 123.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte, 24, 223.
  • Narrows, The, 139.
  • Neapolis, 251.
  • Nebraska, first account of, 15, 24.
  • Nebraska, naming of, 83, 231, 232.
  • Nebraska churches, First, 245.
  • Nebraska City, 89, 100, 165, 238, 243, 253, 263.
  • Nebraska City Cut off, 89.
  • Nebraska, First Bill, 233.
  • Nebraska, First Code, 241.
  • Nebraska, First Counties, 241.
  • Nebraska Indians, 226.
  • Nebraska, State Flower, 204.
  • Nebraska Territory, 237.
  • Nebraska, the Indian Country, 232.
  • Nebraska Under Three Flags, 218.
  • Nebraska, Great Seal, 202.
  • Nebraska-Kansas Bill, 234.
  • Nebrathka, 233.
  • Nemaha River, Great, 63, 103.
  • Nemaha River, Little, 25, 64, 100, 103.
  • Nemaha County, 266.
  • Nicomi, 175.
  • Niobrara River, 19, 27, 99, 153, 169, 172, 226.
  • Niobrara, 269.
  • Norfolk, 254.
  • North, Major Frank, 122.
  • North Bend, 138.
  • North Platte, 41, 125.
  • Northwestern Railroad, 269.
  • Nuckolls, S. F., 101.
  • Nuckolls County, 85.


    ~ O ~

  • Octotatoes or Otoes, 15, 219.
  • Oglala Sioux, 97, 131, 146.
  • Oklahoma, 290.
  • Omaha, 25, 45, 57, 65, 89, 94, 137, 177, 240, 243, 246, 254, 281, 282.
  • Omaha Creek, 26.
  • Omaha Herald, 176.
  • Omaha Indian Council, 181.
  • Omaha Indian Dance, 66.
  • Omaha Indians, 18, 46, 55, 65, 70, 94, 175, 226, 238, 290.
  • Omaha & North Western Railroad, 264.
  • O'Neill, 286.
  • Open Well, 192.
  • Oregon Trail, 42, 77, 82, 85, 97, 148, 159, 165, 167, 200, 237.
  • Osage Indians, 12.
  • Osceola, 118, 268, 283.
  • Otoe County, 89, 102, 129, 158, 251, 260.
  • Otoe Indians, 12, 13, 19, 25, 37, 46, 55, 65, 70, 226, 238, 289.
  • Otoe Missions, 72.
  • Otoe Reservation in Nebr., 172.
  • Overland Mail, 90.
  • Overland Trails, 92, 85, 139.


    ~ P ~

  • Pacific Railroad, 57.
  • Padoucas, River of, 16.
  • Palladium, Nebraska First News-paper, 57.
  • Panimahas, 15.
  • Pani LeShar, 128.
  • Panic of 1857, 249.
  • Panic of 1873, 264.
  • Panic of 1893, 274.
  • Panis or Pawnees, 219.
  • Papillion, 47, 57.
  • Papillion Creek, 18, 47.
  • Pathfinder Dam, 83.
  • Pawnee Agency, 123.
  • Pawnee Council, 242.
  • Pawnee County, 129, 263.
  • Pawnee Indians, 2, 4, 13, 19, 37, 46, 51, 55, 70, 114, 147, 181, 199, 227, 243, 254, 265, 289.
  • Pawnee Killer, 108.
  • Pawnee Scouts, 122.
  • Pawnee, Wars of, 117.
  • Pekatanoui or Missouri River, 219.
  • Penalosa, don Diego de, 6.
  • People's Independent Party, 279.
  • People's Ticket, 252.
  • Pètahauerat, 114.
  • Petalesharu, 47, 242, 254.
  • Phelps County, 85, 266.
  • Pierce, President Franklin, 236.
  • Pierce County, 163, 187.
  • Pike, Lieutenant Zebulon M., 29.
  • Pike's Peak, 149, 253.
  • Pine Ridge, 177.
  • Pine Ridge Agency, 155.
  • Pine Ridge Indian War, 277.
  • Pioneer Preachers, 245.
  • Pizarro, 6.
  • Plainview, 163.
  • Platte County, 89, 118, 128.
  • Platte River (numerous references)
  • Plattsmouth, 130, 263.
  • Plum Creek, 124.
  • Political Revolution of 1890, 275.
  • Polk County, 118, 266.
  • Ponca Creek, 170.
  • Ponca Indians, 12, 19, 37, 169, 226, 265, 290.
  • Ponca Treaty, 170.
  • Pony Express, 90.
  • Poppleton, A. J., 130, 173.
  • Populist Party, 279.
  • Potawatomie Indians, 77.
  • Potts, 31.
  • Powder River, 127.
  • Powder River Country, 150.
  • Poynter, Gov. Wm. A., 281.
  • Prairie Fire, 142.
  • Prairie Flower, 172.
  • Prairie Schooner, 261.
  • Pre-emption, 270.
  • Presbyterian Church Mission, 56.
  • Prison Rebellion, 268.
  • Prohibition repealed, 252.
  • Progressive Party, 289.
  • Promontory Point, 138.
  • Pueblo Indians, 2.


    ~ Q ~

  • Quarter Stake, 105.
  • Quivira Land, 2.


    ~ R ~

  • Railroad Building, 263.
  • Railroad Regulation, 287.
  • Rainfall, Return, 283.
  • Randolph, G. C., 140.
  • Randolph, Hattie P., 140.
  • Reclamation Act, 286.
  • Red Cloud, 79, 123, 126, 146, 265.
  • Red Cloud Agency, New, 152.
  • Red Cloud Agency, Old, 152.
  • Red Cloud City, 118.
  • Red Ribbon Clubs, 266.
  • Red Pipestone Quarry, 60.
  • Relief for drought, 274.
  • Republican Party, 250, 256, 280.
  • Republican Party returns to power, 282.
  • Republican River, 4, 12, 30, 117, 131, 146, 227.
  • Republican Valley, 108, 265.
  • Richardson, O. D., 242.
  • Richardson, Governor W. A., 251.
  • Richardson County, 25, 103, 158, 251, 266.
  • Rock Bluffs, 129.
  • Rock County, 187.
  • Rock Island Railroad, 269.
  • Roman Nose, 133.
  • Roosevelt, President Theodore, 286, 289.
  • Rosebud Agency, 155.
  • Royce, Miss Louise, 163.
  • Rulo, 25.
  • Rustler War, 273.


    ~ S ~

  • Sagean, Mathieu, 9.
  • Saint Joseph, 90.
  • Saint Joseph & Denver Railroad, 264.
  • Saint Louis, 35, 37.
  • St. Paul, Nebraska, 160.
  • Saline County, 104, 266.
  • Salt Creek, 249, 261.
  • Sand Hills, 187.
  • Santa Fe, 14, 16, 29, 51.
  • Santee Sioux Indians, 290.
  • Sarpy, Peter A., 56, 82.
  • Sarpy County, 18, 57, 89.
  • Sauk Indians, 290.
  • Saunders, Governor Alvin, 257.
  • Saunders County, 70, 118, 251, 261, 266.
  • Savage, Governor Ezra P., 282.
  • School lands, 279.
  • School Money Stolen, 278.
  • Scott's Bluff, 68, 89.
  • Scott's Bluff County, 78, 85, 89.
  • Second Nebraska Regiment, 257.
  • Seward, 89, 104, 163, 201, 261, 263.
  • Seymour, Thomas, 59.
  • Shake Hand, 27.
  • Shallenberger, Governor A. C., 287.
  • Shattuck, Miss Etta, 163.
  • Sheldon, Governor George L., 287.
  • Shell Creek, 47, 118, 226.
  • Sheridan, General Philip A., 126.
  • Sheridan County, 107, 187.
  • Sherman, General W. T., 79, 151, 166, 171.
  • Shinn's Ferry, 89.
  • Shines White, 172.
  • Shoshone, 147.
  • Sitting Bull, 79126, 152.
  • Sioux City & Pacific Railroad, 264.
  • Sioux County, 126.
  • Sioux Indians, 19, 27, 37, 38, 51, 74, 79, 95, 97, 108, 117, 120, 122, 145, 146, 169, 181, 227, 243, 246, 265, 277.
  • Sioux Indian Council, 1889, 156.
  • Sioux Treaty near Chadron, 153.
  • Sioux Wars, 149, 156, 166, 199, 257.
  • Sixth Principal Meridian, 105.
  • Skidi Pawnees, 15, 114, 116, 170.
  • Slavery among Pawnees, 117.
  • Slavery in Nebraska, 100.
  • Slavery Prohibited, 255.
  • Small Pox, 20.
  • Smithsonian Museum, 22.
  • Snake Indians, 41, 147.
  • Sod Houses, 261.
  • Spanish Caravan, The, 12, 221.
  • Spanish War, 281.
  • South Pass, 42, 82, 86.
  • South Platte Secession, 253.
  • Spencer Seven ShooterRifles, 123, 133.
  • Spotted Horse, 199.
  • Spotted Tail, 126, 146, 151.
  • Spotted Tail Agency, 152.
  • Stacey, Mr., 188.
  • Stage Coach, 90.
  • Standing Bear, 171, 176.
  • Stanton County, 104, 266.
  • Statehood, first attempt, 255.
  • Statehood, attained, 258.
  • Steam wagon road, 253.
  • Stuart, Robert, 41.
  • Stotsenberg, Colonel, 281.
  • Storms, Great, 158.
  • Strike at Omaha, 270.
  • Strike, Great "Q", 273.
  • Struck-by-the-Pawnee, 27.
  • Sublette, Milton, 86.
  • Sugar beets, 285.
  • Summer Tillage, 285.
  • Summit Springs, 125.
  • Sun Dance, 156.
  • Surveyors, 103.


    ~ T ~

  • Tabor, Iowa, 100.
  • Taft, President Wm. H., 289.
  • Tall Bull, 125.
  • Tatarrax, 2.
  • Taxes, 286.
  • Tecumseh, 35.
  • Telegram, First, 256.
  • Telephones, 294.
  • Thayer, Governor John M., 130, 242, 243, 254, 256, 272.
  • Thayer County, 85, 266.
  • Thedford, 188.
  • Thomas County, 187.
  • Thurston County, 26.
  • Tibbles, T. H., 176.
  • Timber Claims, 270.
  • Tipton, T. W., 130.
  • Tirawa, 116, 120.
  • Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 281.
  • Tree Planter's State, 210.
  • Turkey Leg, 125.
  • Turk, The, 2.
  • Two cent railroad fare, 287.
  • Two Crows, 181.


    ~ U ~

  • Umphrey, E., 140.
  • Underground Railroad, 100.
  • Union Pacific Railroad, 90, 123, 126, 136.
  • Ute Indians, 117, 147.


    ~ V ~

  • Vallee, Andri, 41.
  • Valley County, 266.
  • Vigilance Committees, 273.


    ~ W ~

  • Wade, Kid, 273.
  • Wajepa, 182.
  • Walker, C. H., 208.
  • Washington County, 25.
  • Wayne County, 104.
  • Webster, John L., 173.
  • Weeping Water River, 25, 65, 74.
  • Western Engineer Steamboat, 45.
  • Western Nebraska, 269.
  • Westphalen, Mrs. Peter, 162.
  • West Point, 254.
  • Whig Party, 234.
  • Whistler, 108.
  • White Bear, 51.
  • White Cow, 46.
  • White Crane, 27.
  • White Eagle, 173.
  • White Horse, 25.
  • White River Valley, 152.
  • White Stone Hills, 257.
  • Wichita Indians, 118.
  • Wilcox, (Merrill) Eliza, 70.
  • Wild Cat Days, 249.
  • Wilkins, Wm., 232.
  • Wilson, President Woodrow, 289.
  • Wilson, Mrs., 162.
  • Winnebago Indians, 290.
  • Winter Wheat, 285.
  • Woman's Clubs, 291.
  • Woodhurst, Mrs., 268.
  • Wounded Knee, 135, 156, 278.
  • Wyeth, Nathaniel J., 86.


    ~ Y ~

  • Yellowstone, Steamer, 59, 62.
  • York, 263.
  • York County, 89.
  • Young, Brigham, 56.
  • Yutan, 71.


    ~ Z ~

  • Zuni Indians, 1.



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