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    • Nebraska Stories: A Day in Fontenelle Forest (Episode 102 Clip)

    • Nebraska Stories A Day in Fontenelle Forest video television tv segment clip special magazine Wolford Nature Association Board Member Ratzlaff Dennis NE story Great Plains Bellevue state life place National Natural Landmarks landmark education...
    • Segment from Episode 2
      It is one of the largest private nature centers in the country and one of Nebraska's five National Natural Landmarks and it is located just minutes from downtown Omaha in Bellevue, Nebraska. With miles of trails,...
    • Nebraska Stories: Episode 102 (Full Program)

    • Nebraska Stories Episode 2 video television tv full program episode special magazine Wolford Defensive End Langston Trey Coleman Joel Makovicka Head Coach Athletic Director Tom Osborne Speechwriter Ted Sorensen Bob Devaney Ryan Toavs Potter...
    • This episode includes: The First Walk-On, A One-Room School, I Am an American, and A Day in Fontenelle Forest.
    • Freighters in Nebraska City, Nebraska

    • Freight and freightage -- Nebraska; Nebraska City (Neb.); Overland Trails; Cattle; Covered wagons; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract A wagon train of Nebraska City freighters near the Missouri River before beginning the journey west.
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract About 35 million years ago, thick sediments carried by wind and streams began to cover the present Nebraska panhandle. Wind-deposited sediments in the form of ash originated with volcanic eruptions to the west. Volcanic activity and...
    • Chimney Rock sketch

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Geology--Nebraska; Rock formations--Nebraska; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract About four or five million years ago the rate of erosion, especially by streams, exceeded the rate of deposition. This plain, which once was as high as the top of the Wildcat Ridge, began to erode away.
    • Emigrant train camp illustration

    • Overland Trails--Description and travel; African American pioneers; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract African Americans also made the journey westward. An 1849 gold seeker, John Banks, was in St. Joseph, Missouri, when he recorded this: ôAt the ferry I saw a colored man going to the land of gold prompted by the hope of redeeming a wife...
    • Dress

    • Dresses; Overland Trails--Description and travel; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract An 1849 dress. Advice to emigrants by Frederick Piercy: ôWith reference to clothing, I would say use any old clothes you may happen to have by youàAll that I have to recommend to the ladies is that they do not wear their dresses quite...
    • Chimney Rock register of contemporary visitors

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.) ; Autographs; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract As the Overland Trail travelers did at Forts Kearny and Laramie in the mid-1800s, todayÆs visitors to Chimney Rock can leave their names and their thoughts about the rock and their journey behind.
    • Rifle of wagon boss

    • Rifles; Tylee, Augustus A.; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Augustus A. Tylee, a wagon boss for the Russell, Majors & Waddell freighting firm of Nebraska City, poses armed for an 1866 portrait. Firearms were among the leading causes of accidental death and injury among emigrants. A trail diarist...
    • Headdress

    • Indians of North America--Clothing; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Because eastern tenderfeet anticipated armed confrontations with warring tribesmen, they expected to see chiefs in feathered headdresses wielding war clubs. Such fights were uncommon. The wagon trains usually encountered Native Americans...
    • War club

    • Indians of North America; Indian weapons--North America; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Because eastern tenderfeet anticipated armed confrontations with warring tribesmen, they expected to see chiefs in feathered headdresses wielding war clubs. Such sights were uncommon. The wagon trains usually encountered Native Americans...
    • Headdress

    • Indians of North America--Clothing; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Because eastern tenderfeet anticipated armed confrontations with warring tribesmen, they expected to see chiefs in feathered headdresses wielding war clubs. Such sights were uncommon. The wagon trains usually encountered Native Americans...
    • Ogalillah Sioux village, north fork of the Platte

    • Siouan Indians--Dwellings; Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902.; Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Before he achieved national acclaim as a painter of magnificant western landscapes, Albert Bierstadt traveled overland with camera in tow. He captured the stark reality of Indian life.
    • Chimney Rock photograph

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Black and white photograph of Chimney Rock from S.E. at distance of 3 miles, 1922.
    • Chimney Rock

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Black and white photograph of Chimney Rock in Nebraska - August 29, 1968
    • Chimney Rock

    • Chimney Rock (Neb.); Nebraska Western Trails Project NSHS
    • Abstract Black and white photograph of Chimney Rock in Nebraska by the Mark Studio of Gering.

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