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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1096.AM:  William Herman Hotze, 1872-1962



Papers: 1957

Crete, Saline County, Nebraska

Size: One box; 0.2 cu.ft.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection consists of two copies of “Into Pawnee Buffalo Land” by William H. Hotze, 1957. The manuscript relates primarily to settlement and pioneer life in southwestern Nebraska, focusing on Red Willow County, and particularly Indianola, Nebraska. Hotze’s manuscript combines personal reminiscences and research to describe both everyday life and notable events in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Topics covered include agriculture and gardening, weather and natural disasters, domestic life, education, politics, Native Americans, overland travel, and holiday celebrations. The manuscript also includes information about various families and individuals who settled in the area and a few poems written by Hotze.



Into Pawnee Buffalo Land, pt. 1

Into Pawnee Buffalo Land, pt. 2



 



Subject headings:



Agriculture — Nebraska — Red Willow County

Cambridge (Nebraska) — History

Crime — Nebraska — Red Willow County

Domestic life

Education — Nebraska — Red Willow County

Fairs — Nebraska — Red Willow County

Floods — Nebraska — Republican River

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska

Grasshoppers — Nebraska — Red Willow County

Hitchcock County (Nebraska) — History

Holidays

Horticulture — Nebraska

Hotze, William Herman, 1872-1962

Indianola (Nebraska) — History

Indians of North America — Nebraska

Indians of North America — Wars

McCook (Nebraska) — History

Nebraska City (Nebraska) — History

Overland journeys

Poetry

Populism — Nebraska

Red Willow County (Nebraska) — History

Republican River

Weather